Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Wed Mar 13 05:25:02 GMT 2002

> > I've installed Samba Server in my FreeBSD 4.2 box and it's working so fine.
> > Samba is working like NT domain and it's running script.bat very well.
> > Therefore I'd like to know if there is a possbility to use database like postgres or mysql to authenticate my samba users instead of smbpasswd file, because I need more control about the informations of my users.
> Samba HEAD allows for pluggable passdb modules, and I understand a mysql
> module is under development for this purpose.  Stay tuned.
I've programmed a pdb_mysql plugin, though all fields are hardcoded
atm. If you're a little experienced with editing C #define's, I can
post my module somewhere. It currently doesn't support adding or
modifying users though. 


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