Samba as PDC - unix/windows passwords

Kevin Colby kevinc at
Thu Jul 6 14:11:02 GMT 2000

J.L.Gilmour at wrote:
> In other words, am I right in thinking I can't have a Samba server as
> PDC *and* use the Unix password file?

Not directly, no.  You can get both files running in sync though.
Actually, if you can use a PAM, you don't need to worry about passwords,
just the users' existence.  Winbind would, I think, lighten even that
burden, but it is still very new.

	- Kevin Colby
	  kevinc at

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