Samba & Unix users sync
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
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.
> > > 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. ...at least, that's how I understood it.
> that is done by pam_winbind.
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