SWAT [was Re: Deleting parameters.]

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Nov 12 13:50:05 GMT 2001

On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> > 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 this).

no real pain.  We check for /etc/pam.d/swat first and fallback to
/etc/pam.d/samba if it does not exist.

cheers, jerry
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