I need autheticate samba to NDS !!!

Rafal Szczesniak mimir at diament.ists.pwr.wroc.pl
Fri Mar 8 01:53:46 GMT 2002

On Thu, 7 Mar 2002, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> 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). 

Yes, they exist. Novell has developed PAM modules to their NDS directory
for GNU/Linux systems.

> 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.  

That's what I thought about initially.

|Rafal 'Mimir' Szczesniak <mimir at diament.ists.pwr.wroc.pl>   |
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