samba and ldap

Ricardo Stella stella at
Tue Mar 14 14:50:27 GMT 2000

Please let me know if someone else tells you otherwise...

But, AFAIK, it can't be done.  I believe LDAP won't be able to
authenticate using an encryption scheme...  Same goes for using any
other password db (ie, /etc/shadow).

My .02...

foster hayward wrote:
> I have successfully setup samba (2.0.6 on redhat 6.1) to authenticate
> users and get all user account information (home dir etc) from an ldap
> server (openldap 1.2.7 on freebsd3.4) with win95/98 clients using
> nss_ldap/pam_ldap and plaintext passwords.
> I would like to use the same setup with client-side encryption ie.
> between client (win98) and samba server, but have been unable to.
> My question is can it be done (I wish to have all user information on
> the ldap server) and if so can someone point me in the right direction.
> Thanks
> foster
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