Needs Help with Samba to authenticate to NDS

Stephen Langasek vorlon at
Tue Jun 13 18:53:38 GMT 2000

On Wed, 14 Jun 2000, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:

> Using PAM seems to defeat the purpose.  Novell is trying to sell NDS as a
> single-signon solution for multiple platforms.  This is similar to what you can
> do with Kerberos, NIS, etc.  If the normal Unix mechanisms don't work then it's
> likely a bug in the NDS client on Solaris.

Well, PAM /is/ the normal unix mechanism on Solaris...  and requires no
support from Novell (or fees paid to them).

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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