Samba-1.9.17p2 & PAM

Baldur Norddahl bbn at
Tue Sep 30 09:15:07 GMT 1997

On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, Tom Hutchison wrote:

> Excuse me if this is an old question as I am new to the list.
> Has anyone built Samba-1.9.17p2 from the sources on RedHat 4.1, i.e.
>  PAM -0.54.  After uncommenting in the Makefile,
>  PAM-LIBS = -ldl -lpam
> I compiled samba and installed it.  Unfortunately it will not
> authenticate a user no matter what I try.  I am not good enough to debug
> the log files and strace output. Any help or advice would be greatly
> appreciated.

Create the file /etc/pam.d/samba with the following contens:

auth	required	/lib/security/ nullok shadow
account	required	/lib/security/

This will allow samba to use pam.


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