winbind auth lib?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Nov 12 20:51:07 GMT 2002

On Wed, 2002-11-13 at 02:00, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 01:44:46PM +0000, Paul Reilly wrote about 'winbind auth lib?':
> > I'd like to link a program against the winbind libraries, so that it
> > can call a winbind function to do a NT authentication. Is the winbind API
> > described anywhere, or can anyone point me to the function call to use?
> I don't know what you need exactly, but you might want to consider
> linking with the PAM library (and loading pam_winbind or others into
> PAM).

In particular the PAM interface is fixed, while we regularly change the
actual winbind interface.  I have a proposal out for an ntlm_auth
program that will provide a stable interface here (squid needs it in
particular) but I have not yet had time to implement it.

Andrew Bartlett

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