Custom PAM module to use in Samba

Rowland Penny rpenny at
Mon Jul 9 10:51:05 UTC 2018

On Mon, 9 Jul 2018 10:59:54 +0100
Daniel Iwan via samba-technical <samba-technical at> wrote:

> Hi all
> Is it technically possible to create a custom PAM module and plug it
> in into Samba for Windows, MacOSX, Linux client authentication and
> shares access?
> My PAM would require plain password to carry out authentication.
> Is this something it would be possible to do considering things like
> lanman and NTLM protocols?
> Any pointers much appreciated.
> Regards
> Daniel

Hello, after you have got this working, could you let me know, so I can
come and rob you blind ;-)

Or to put it another way, DO NOT DO THIS!


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