/etc/passwd - Domain Controller Synchronization

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Sat Dec 6 16:01:44 GMT 1997

> > 2) if possible, install PAM on the unix clients, and install pam_smb 0.6. 
> 	[Jorge]  Last night I was reading an article about PAM in Linux
> Journal (December issue) and that seemed to be an excellent solution for the
> problem. However I don't know if HP-UX (which is the Unix the customer is
> using) supports PAM (or a similar approach) so I'll have to call HP and ask
> them. 

jorge, if it's someone from microsoft asking, then this should make a
*big* difference.  PAMs are... kind of important. 

> > 3) write a script that calls smbpasswd and passwd (or a shell 
> > script or c program that updates /etc/passwd and smbpasswd directly).  
> > call the script as the default telnet login to the unix password server.

> 	[Jorge]  I have some experience with C and Shell programming in Unix
> but I don't think I know how to do this.

there are probably several people who've already done this at numerous 
sites: does anyone have a suitable program?


<a href="mailto:lkcl at switchboard.net"  > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
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