NT Server / Linux
aaron at compedge.co.nz
Wed Sep 1 23:30:56 GMT 1999
Mike Oswell wrote:
> Do you want all services on the Linux box to authenticate against the PDC?
> If so, then I seem to remember seeing a PAM module on the samba ftp site a
> while back which allowed you to authenticate logons to a Linux box against
> your PDC. You may want to dig around for that, though I honestly don't
> remember what it was called anymore.
> Michael Oswell
> Xcert International Inc.
> On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Andrew Chung wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'm not sure if Samba can do what I need for password synchronisation,
> > but I'll give it a go - could anybody please give me any ideas?
> > I have an NT Server that has about 900 accounts
> > and also a redhat linux server with 80 accounts. The linux server is
> > the mail server and also proxy server with authentication.
> > Is there any way we can use samba to get linux to verify the password
> > from the NT server, ie make our linux server read passwords from
> > a PDC
> > Basically, the passwords should go into /etc/shadow, as qpopper
> > uses it, and squid's authentication package reads off /etc/shadow
> > in the format of username:password
> > Regards
> > Andrew Chung
> > ---
> > Andrew Chung andoon at lisp.com.au
> > Phone: (0409) 485 687 SMS: +61409485687
> > Aus Fax: (02) 9657 2149 US Fax: 209-796-8390
It's called pam_smb. It still requires that you create a linux user-account
on the linux box. The passwords are checked with the PDC.
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