Question -- is there a way of using Samba's authenticationagainst NT PDC for other purposes?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Aug 30 21:16:41 GMT 2001

Bartlomiej Solarz-Niesluchowski wrote:
> At 12:11 2001-08-30 +0300, Deniz Akkus Kanca wrote:
> >It would be great if we could use this authentication/password control
> >system for other applications (for example, to authenticate email users). I
> >am not aware of such an implementation -- for example a PAM module,
> >authenticating a user against the NT PDC, so that this PAM module could be
> >used in configuring IMAP. This way, users would have one password for both
> >email and for login access.
> >
> >Can this be done?
> Yes it can

Also pam_ntdom (outdated?) or pam_winbind (in nsswitch in our source

Andrew Bartlett

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