SWAT [was Re: Deleting parameters.]

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Mon Nov 12 13:32:03 GMT 2001

"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > If sombody codes it in time for 3.0...
> >
> > I'll provide the infrustructure, but I can't say its a priority,
> > particularly given the viable alternitive (and proven) PAM-based method.
> >
> > In any case, I'll wait until the new kerberos code is bedded down, so
> > I have somthing to build on.  We will probably loose the ablity to
> > authenticate SWAT from it, due to linking madness.
> That's fair.   Hmm...hadn't considered swat.
> btw...currently I believe that all the PAM authentication details
> are hidden from SWAT.  This means that smbd and swat use the same
> /etc/pam.d/samba PAM config file.  Anyone else think swat should have
> it's own config file (i.e. /etc/pam.d/swat)?

Apart from the upgrade installation pain, I think its a great idea.  Not
possible with the current code, but I shouldn't be too hard to add in
future.  (Both Samba and SWAT call the same plaintext entry point on all

Andrew Bartlettt

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