W2K Domain Login Problem with 2.2.0

Steve Langasek vorlon at netexpress.net
Sun Apr 22 04:40:54 GMT 2001

On Sun, 22 Apr 2001, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> Samba now checks with pam's account management facility as to the
> validity of usernames, even if it is using encrypted passwords.  This
> was added just before release.

Yes, which is why it's important to see what the pam config says.  Surely,
'PAM_USER_UNKNOWN' is a strange error to suddenly have appear when everything
worked well before; Samba is notoriously unforgiving of usernames which don't
map to something that can be resolved with getpwnam().  Either the improved
PAM support in Samba 2.2.0 has uncovered a bug in the Solaris defaults, or

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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