Samba PDC as a password server

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Apr 28 16:55:28 GMT 1998

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Yes, this should definately work. The other benefit is that
> if that Samba PDC is also the NIS master and the other Samba
> servers are NIS clients then you have one machine that is the
> single account master for all users (look, look, the Holy
> Grail, in Camelot ! Shhh. it's only a model :-).
> Jeremy.

Holy single logon, Batman!  You right!  I'm assuming that you are
talking about being able to update the NIS maps ( unix accounts ) when
you update the smbpasswd entries.  Is this correct?

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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