[Samba] Password Expiration setting and manually adjusting the date

Philippe LeCavalier support at plecavalier.com
Wed Jun 8 01:05:10 UTC 2022

On Tue, Jun 7, 2022 at 10:21 AM Philippe LeCavalier <support at plecavalier.com>

> Hi,
> Does anyone have experience with having a password expiration (say 60
> days) and manually adjusting a user's expiration date?
> I've got several domains all of which have a 90 day expiration in ad-dc.
> Frequently, users forget to change it and get locked out. I find that when
> I postpone the expiration by adjusting the date (either in RSAT or CLI -
> whichever is most handy at the time) when the user changes the password the
> expiration doesn't change from the one I set. So if I give the user 3 days
> to change it and they change it the next day, the user still gets locked
> out on the third day yet I would expect it to not expire until the 90th day
> from the day it was changed.
> Is this normal behaviour and if it is, what is the expected method for
> dealing with a user with an expired account? If it isn't, what do I need to
> look at to rectify this?
> Thanks, Phil
Anyone experienced this?

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