Another user migration idea

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Sep 23 17:41:15 GMT 1998

> > possible to write a or that would
> > update /etc/smbpasswd when someone logs in?  I know this is kind of
> > specific to Linux and maybe Solaris, but wouldn't pam have access to the
> > cleartext password?  I don't have the programming skills to pull this
> > off, but it seems like someone like Luke who has written several PAM
> > modules would be able to do this pretty easily.


someone's already done this (pam module that writes to smbpasswd).
remember that this is bad as we use a password api now, not writing direct
to private/smbpasswd.

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