Custom PAM module to use in Samba

Rowland Penny rpenny at
Mon Jul 9 12:00:43 UTC 2018

On Mon, 9 Jul 2018 12:39:49 +0100
Daniel Iwan <iwan.daniel at> wrote:

> Thanks Rowland :)
> Is creating linux accounts and setting up sync with smbpasswd a better
> approach here?
> This would force me to store passwords for user accounts in encrypted
> (as oppose to hashed form) in my backend (another server)
> LDAP on the backend is out of scope unfortunately.
> Is there any better approach?

Anything is better than plain passwords.
It might help if you could explain what you are trying to achieve.


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