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Re: [Samba] Password complexity checks and local users...

On Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:39:06 +0200
Marco Gaiarin via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Mandi! Rowland Penny via samba
>   In chel di` si favelave...
> > > But my question really is: why this policy apply, if i've not
> > > enabled in GPO?
> > Probably because GPOs have no effect on a Samba AD DC, they will
> > only effect Windows clients.
> Rowland, i'm speaking about windows clients, not samba servers!
> I've enabled 'complexity checks' in samba servers, and disabled it on
> GPOs.
> I'm expecting that complexity checks are NOT enforced on windows
> client, i'm expecting right?

Sorry, but wrong ;-)

I would turn off the complexity checks on the DC.

The clients in a domain will look to the account database for the
password policy and this is stored on a DC.


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