Custom PAM module to use in Samba

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jul 10 06:33:13 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jul 09, 2018 at 10:59:54AM +0100, Daniel Iwan via samba-technical wrote:
> 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?

No. Samba never sees the plain text password.


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