Authentication + NDS

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Feb 18 01:06:46 GMT 2001

Bryn Hughes wrote:
> Is there any way to have Samba authenticate against a Novell server (or more
> specifically against NDS?)  We're a more or less pure NDS environment except
> for our Samba box, and it'd be nice if we didn't have to maintain two
> completely separate password systems.
> TIA,
> Bryn

PAM (presuming your using a PAM supported environment) might get you
somewhere.  You would still need the local accounts though.  See if you
can find a PAM module to authenticate against your NDS server.

Andrew Bartlett
abartlet at

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