Samba 2.2.0 and SWAT

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Thu Nov 9 21:34:56 GMT 2000

At 07:30 AM 11/10/00 +1000, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>I found the problem ...
>RedHat 6.2 and possibly earlier use MD5 passwords, and this info is
>communicated to PAM.
>However, the default configure options are --without-pam. When RedHat
>builds the Samba RPM, they configure --with-pam, which I think fixes things.

OK, I have verified that this fixes the problem ... 

>Perhaps we should default to --with-pam when compiling on RedHat 6.x and 7.x?

Hmmm, I wonder how many other Linux distro's have this problem as well?

Any objections to changing the default?

>This would make things less of a hassle for the un-initiated who compile
>the source for themselves under RedHat ...
>Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
>Samba (Team member,, Ethereal (Team member,
>Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
>Author, Special Edition, Using Samba

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
Samba (Team member,, Ethereal (Team member,
Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author, Special Edition, Using Samba

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