winbind authentication

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun May 12 15:20:02 GMT 2002

Noel Kelly wrote:
> Downloaded 2.2.4 yesterday and it without your patch it works for me:
> [noel at belly noel]$ wbinfo -a uk+nkelly%password

We are not talking about -a authenticiaon, but the method of sepecifying
a username and password that winbindd should use itself to talk to the
domain controller.  It is an ugly hack to get around the fact that we
would normally need anonymous access to the DC to function.  This of it
as the machine account, except that MS don't allow us to use the machine
account - so we need to create a second one as well.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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