socket interface to winbindd

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Jun 23 22:28:51 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 19:41 +0000, Alexey Toptygin wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to use winbindd to authenticate against a domain controller 
> from within my application, using NTLM authentication. I've written a 
> small test program that is using the WINBINDD_PAM_AUTH command, and seems 
> to be working.
> I have some questions about the WINBINDD_PAM_AUTH_CRAP command, and about 
> the interface in general:

The interface in general may change, and it is strongly suggested that
you should use ntlm_auth as the wrapper for that interface, unless you
have a very, very good reason not to.

What protocol are you implementing anyway?  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College
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