I need autheticate samba to NDS !!!

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Wed Mar 6 23:08:04 GMT 2002

Rafal Szczesniak wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Cristiano Alves de Oliveira wrote:
> > How do we get Samba to authenticate to NDS ??? It´s possible??? Thanks...
> Only when you connect to NDS via its LDAP interface. It does not mean
> (what you probably want) you can authenticate Novell NDS users on samba
> server. It only means you can use NDS as storage directory for
> sambaAccount objects.

You could plain-text auth via PAM to NDS (assuming mouldes exist for
this).  The 'holy grail' would be for NDS to store and sync the NT and
LM hashes for Samba to refer to, or to provide some mechinism by which
they can be checked.  

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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