NIS Authentication & Samba v2.x
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Dec 30 15:40:56 GMT 1998
Shaun McCullagh SYS wrote:
> Is there any way of configuring samba v2 to authenticate
> user passwords with NIS instead of using the smbpasswd
Version 2.0 will run in the same way as previous versions
and accept plain text passwords from clients. However,
for security = domain and PDC functionality, you must
use encrypted passwords.
Hope that answers your questions.
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
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