[K12OSN] SMBLDAP - Requiring and facilitating password
carl at snarlnet.com
Thu Nov 20 19:45:13 UTC 2008
Thank you for your reply.
I think I'd be OK with just telling people they needed to do it. If
someone cracks their account and messes around it'll be a learning
experience for them.
I'm not clear on how ordinary users change their password in the SMBLDAP
scheme though. Does "passwd" work? Is there a GUI? These people are
on clients, not the server. And I want it to change the password in the
> Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 07:53:14 -0500 From: Rob Owens
> <rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com> Subject: Re: SMBLDAP - Requiring and
> facilitating password change at first logon To: "Support list for open
> source software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> Message-ID:
> <49255DBA.8040308 at biochemfluidics.com> Content-Type: text/plain;
> charset="iso-8859-1" I don't know how to force that. But you could
> *tell* them to do it, and then run a script the next day that attempts
> to log in each student using the password that you assigned. If it's
> successful, it can then change/disable the password, or email you, or
> put their name on a list, or something. That way you'll know who
> didn't follow instructions. -Rob Carl Keil wrote:
>> > Hey,
>> > I've gotten a SMBLDAP server going on Centos. I think it works really
>> > well through all the testing I've done. I'm about to convert people
>> > over to using it. What's the best way for making the kids change the PW
>> > at first login (I didn't assign very good passwords when I set up the
>> > accounts and now I'm worrying about it.) Is there a GUI way to do this?
>> > Is there a way in LDAP to keep a person in the DB but not let them log
>> > into workstations? Like to toggle some sort of "active" field in the db?
>> > Oh, BTW all the workstations are Ubuntu 8.04, I'm hoping that simplifies
>> > things.
>> > Thanks,
>> > ck
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