What is WinBind and how does it work?

Charles Marcus CharlesM at Media-Brokers.com
Wed Oct 24 08:06:06 GMT 2001

Isn't one disadvantage of using PAM that it sends/receives everything in


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From: samba-admin at lists.samba.org [mailto:samba-admin at lists.samba.org]On
Behalf Of Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 10:11 PM
To: Orwig, Paul
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Subject: RE: What is WinBind and how does it work?

On Tue, 23 Oct 2001, Orwig, Paul wrote:

> Thanks that helps a little. I'm still unclear where the PAM module is
> Is it necessary for Windows access or only for UNIX logins?

Okay pam can be used to authenticate multiple services against the samba
users database.

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