status of pam_ntdom, or is it winbind?

Matthew Geddes mgeddes at
Thu May 18 21:32:06 GMT 2000

Quoting Richard Sharpe <sharpe at>:

> Well, there is Samba 2.0.7, which can authenticate 
users from Windows NT
> 4.0 clients probably up to about SP 5, as long as you 
do not use NTLMv2.
> Then there is Samba TNG, which can handle Windows NT 
clients as well as
> NT5/Win2K clients and has a lot more stuff implemented 
such that things
> like User Manager for domains works better etc.

Richard, you appear to have misunderstood the question. 
It would appear that he was after the status of the PAM 
stuff. \"to authenticate users on Unix via an NT 

Dan Shearer was telling us the other night that it\'s now 
possible to do the following on PAM-based systems:

login: NT_DOMAIN\\Domain_User
password: NT_password

as well as things like chown and ls -l working.

Can anybody point myself and Edward Schernau in the 
right direction?


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