ODBC / Postgresql password backend ?

Vance Lankhaar vlankhaar at linux.ca
Wed Jul 2 15:11:26 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2003-07-02 at 04:49, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 01:43:49PM +0200, Olaf Fr?czyk wrote about 'ODBC / Postgresql password backend ?':
> > I just have read some documentation about 3.0.
> > There is written about support of MySQL backend.
> > We use Postgreql for other purposes. I don't want to install another
> > database just for samba authentication.
> > Are you going to support Postgresql as authentication backend?
> > May be you could do ODBC backend, so other database backends could work
> > also?
> There is currently nobody working on a PostGreSQL backend, but of
> course you are encouraged to write a pdb_postgresql or pdb_odbc module. If you 
> need help, please let me know.

There was someone in #samba on Freenode who was talking about writing
one, but I don't think (s)he got started. I know there have been a few
people who came by #samba there were interested in such a thing.

Vance Lankhaar

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