[PATCH] Remove pam_smbpass module from Samba source code

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Jan 26 14:34:08 MST 2015

On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 01:25:48PM -0500, Gerald Drouillard wrote:
> >I think 'migrate' option is not used a lot. On some distro, this
> >option is set by default and makes troubles.
> >
> >But on standalone boxes, pam_smbpass is still used to sync UNIX
> >password to Samba. This works fine so we do not need any change to
> >this module, I think.
> >
> >Currently, there are no altinatives, so pam_smbpass is still
> >required.
> >
> >---
> >TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> / @damemonyo
> >                    facebook.com/takahashi.motonobu
> We have a few installations where we do not use AD or LDAP.  I
> believe it is more common than you think that the same box will be a
> file server and and email server.  Some people will change their
> password via windows domain member "change password", and others
> that are offsite that use email only will change via usermin.  I
> believe this is a good example of the "migrate" functionality.

usermin should be able to go through PAM for password


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