NT domain authentication

Andy Bakun abakun at reac.com
Thu May 6 20:36:18 GMT 1999

A small shell script will do the job:

echo quit | /usr/bin/smbclient //jupiter/ipc\$ 'password' -U username -N |
grep failed

Will produce output if it failed.  Will be silent for success.

Erik Vellmete wrote:

> Hi there,
> I configured samba to authenticate to an NT server (our PDC) and it woks
> fine. Now, I want to authenticate users on another linux box (where the
> proxy squid is running) using the same passwords.
> Therfore I need a small program running under linux which validates a
> given user/password combination against the NT PDC. Is there an extract
> from the samba code which does exactly this?
> Another solution would be samba syncing the domain passwords to a unix
> like passwd or shadow file which I can use for my authentication. I
> found no way to realize this with samba 2.0.3.
> Does anybody know a solution or a helping link?
> Thanks
> Erik
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