change NT login procedure

Osama Abu-Aish osabmt00 at
Wed Jan 31 15:48:20 GMT 2001

Am 30 Jan 2001, um 17:18 Uhr schrieb Welsh, Armand zum Thema RE: change NT login procedure:
Dazu meine Meinung:

> Not entirely true.
> If you use PAM for your authentication, then you really don't need anything
> in your /etc/passwd file, except root.  Then pam, can do authentication
> against NT instead of the system.  If you have all the pam modules replaced,
> then you shouldn't need the passwd file at all for your users.
how is the SID <-> UID/GID thing done without /etc/passwd? Is there any kind
of algorithm doing this?


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