samba 2.2.2 and pam

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sat Oct 27 16:15:02 GMT 2001

Andy Skunza wrote:
> Is it possible to use "encrypted password = yes" with pam
> authentication? I'm using samba 2.2.2 --with-pam and debian linux.

No, PAM cannot authenticate an encrypted passwords user, as it never
gets the cleartext it would require.  PAM can still be used for access
control however (password expired, account disabled, too many logins)
with the 'obey pam restrictions' paramater.

Andrew Bartlett

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