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Re: Samba + ldap questions

On Monday, 24 August 2009 23:17:17 Allgood, John wrote:
> Hey All
> I am having a problems with using openldap and samba. We have been having
> issues with samba passwords expiring and I have tried several things to
> resolve the issues. The ldap server was setup using the smbldap-tools. When
> the password expires the only thing I have been able to do is to reset the
> password. I have tried the smbldap-usemod -B -1 &username to disable the
> SambaPwdMustChange. Also tried to set the SambaAcctFlags to UX. We set this
> ldap server up in hurry and did not have a chance to implement a proper
> password policy. This is using the stock version of Samba that came with
> RHEL5.

AFAICR, you need to change the samba password policy with 'pdbedit -C ...', 
see the man page for pdbedit (which makes this almost exclusively a samba 
issue ...).