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Re: [Samba] Samba4 and group policy password policy

From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet_at_nospam>
Date: Sat May 15 2010 - 12:15:07 GMT
To: Christophe Deze <>

On Sat, 2010-05-15 at 08:42 +0200, Christophe Deze wrote:
> Hello
> I had the same problem during my test of samba.
> I disabled complexity requierement ...
> I can't change password with a simple one.
> I miss something ?

Samba does not honour group policy itself (it just hosts it for Windows
clients to apply locally. See the 'net pwsettings' command for the way
to change these settings in the Samba4 domain until this functionality
is extended.

Andrew Bartlett

-- Andrew Bartlett Authentication Developer, Samba Team Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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