NetIQ eDirectory 8.8.x
Sporadically some user's passwords are expired as soon as the set them. The password expiration time for these users is 1//1/1992.
Linux - Set in the pre_ndsd_start script (opt/novell/eDirectory/sbin).
NetWare - Set in the c:\nwserver\startup.ncf file.
Windows - Right-click on "My Computer" on the desktop and select Properties. In the Advanced tab click Environment Variables. Under System Variables, Add the variable and set the value to true.
Then restart eDirectory or the server for the variable to take affect.
1. Get the ID for ndsd
pgrep ndsd (returns some number)
2. Go to the PID directory returned
3. Use Strings and grep to look in the environ file in the PID directory to see if the NDSD_TRY_NMASLOGIN_FIRST variable is set and exported.
strings environ | grep NDSD
It should echo it back what it is set to.
If it is not there, then it is not set.