Samba on HP-UX 11i, MC ServiceGuard, Network aliases, LDAP issue - Samba does not seem to see lmPassword or ntPassword for *some* accounts.

Luke Howard lukeh at PADL.COM
Mon Sep 22 23:55:22 GMT 2003

>We use LDAP-UX at the backend, and it seems that unless LDAP-UX finds a
>host: <localhostname> attribute in the user's object, the getpwnam()
>function call will return a null. Since LDAP-UX is based on PADL
>software, there should be a way to override that (I hope) - but that is
>for a different list. :)

Just a correction: only the NIS/LDAP Gateway part of LDAP-UX is based on
PADL software.

HP have their own nss_ldap and pam_ldap modules.

-- Luke

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