Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri Oct 24 13:07:50 GMT 1997

On Fri, 24 Oct 1997, Leslie Mikesell wrote:

> I know the domain authentication business is pretty new, but are
> there any plans to integrate it with anything beyond windows clients?
> That is, could I someday hope to have a single password file and
> server and validate everything against it through combinations of
> PAM/radius/CHAP/PAP/LDAP/NIS+ or something not invented yet?

i'm going to say yes.  but it depends on whether someone does any work on 
this or not.  i'm currently working on smbclient, so that i can test 
smbd, and also so that it will be relatively simple for someone to write 
a PAM for linux.


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