TODO list proposal for volunteers

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Fri Sep 29 16:30:40 GMT 2000

> I also think PAM is a must to support as it permits more freedom to
> choice the authentication system, but as NT Passwords are hashed and not
> sent in clear/text it is not so usefull as it could be.

Not all systems that support Samba can support PAM.  There are lots of
other important authentication mechanisms as well, including RADIUS and
Kerberos.  Where possible, consider an abstraction layer that doesn't 
rely on a specific underlying mechanism.

Chris -)-----

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