Samba & Unix users sync

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Thu Jul 20 18:57:31 GMT 2000

So what, then, was the licensing issue that Andrew was trying to explain 
at CIFS?  I remember something about an incompatibility between the PAM 
and Samba licenses.

Easily confused.

Chris -)-----

> > > be treated as a crypt()ed password.  For support of different *authentication*
> > > methods (as opposed to crypt(passwd, salt)), you'll still need PAM.
> > 
> > No, that's not what I saw.  Take a look at Winbind.  Again, I'm working in
> > other areas so I'm only aware of these things.  I don't have my teeth in
> > them.  What I saw leveraged nsswitch to allow a logon to a Linux box using
> > only NTDomain credentials. least, that's how I understood it. 
> that is done by pam_winbind.

Christopher R. Hertel -)-----                   University of Minnesota
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