NIS Authentication & Samba v2.x

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Dec 30 15:40:56 GMT 1998

Shaun McCullagh SYS wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any way of configuring samba v2 to authenticate 
> user passwords with NIS instead of using the smbpasswd 
> file?

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   

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

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