Samba as a PDC and NIS authentication

Joe Olt jolt at
Thu Mar 1 15:47:41 GMT 2001

I have been playing with such an environment.  It will work.  We are using 
the encrypted passwords = yes option.  With Unix Password Sync = yes, you 
only have to change your password using smbpasswd.

At 05:31 AM 3/1/2001, roger at wrote:
>     We have set up Samba (2.0.7, on a 2.2.17 kernel) as a PDC. Our main
>problem now is that we would like to unify Windows passwords and Linux
>passwords taking into account that we are using NIS for Linux
>authentication. The samba PDC and the NIS Server are on the same
>     We would apreciate any information regarding this pasword
>unification (Windows with NIS) because we don't know really how to focus
>the problem (i.e. via scripts, or using any utility, or ?).
>     Thank you very much for your help

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