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Re: [Samba] swat per user cant change samba password

From: Terry <terry_at_nospam>
Date: Tue May 18 2010 - 11:53:56 GMT
To: samba@lists.samba.org

On 18/05/2010 12:47, Terry wrote:
> I need samba users to be able to change there own password I have swat running I can login as root and changes users passwords fine. But if I login into swat as a normal user and try to change a password I get
>
> machine 127.0.0.1 rejected the password change: Error was : Password restriction.
>
> The passwd for 'username' has NOT been changed.
>
> If I try it from the shell I also get
>
> samba# su user
> %smbpasswd
> Old SMB password:
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> machine 127.0.0.1 rejected the password change: Error was : Password restriction.
> Failed to change password for user
>
> Is there a default setting in place restricting none root users from changing there passwords ?
>
> samba-3.0.37,1
>
> samba# testparm
> Load smb config files from /usr/local/etc/smb.conf
> Processing section "[homes]"
> Loaded services file OK.
> Server role: ROLE_STANDALONE
> Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions
>
> [global]
> netbios name = SERVER
>
> [homes]
> read only = No
> vfs objects = recycle
> recycle:exclude = *.tmp, *.bak
> recycle:keeptree = yes
> recycle:repository = RecycleBin
> recycle:touch = True
>
>
> Thanks
>

Ignore me it was the length of the password i used to test it with :(
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