[Samba] RE: winbind and gdm on RH7.3

Ken McCord ken at themccords.com
Sat Aug 3 22:39:02 GMT 2002

Harold Riggs wrote:

> Hi,
>    How can you arrange for graphical logins (gdm or kdm) on a RH7.3 
> box that are authenticated against an NT domain controller?
>    I have winbind running and can successfully run wbinfo. I have 
> configured PAM for
> login and have been able to successfully login from a text login prompt
> to my Linux box using my NT username and password. finger works, etc.
>   But I have failed to configure gdm or kdm so that I can authenticate 
> a user via a
> graphical login. Is this possible? which PAM modules must you 
> configure? I tried
> gdm, xdm, adding one for kdm, but I am not sure how to configure the 
> PAM modules
> for this.
>    Hal Riggs
Try wdm.  I know that (for Debian 2.2) it was the only ?dm that was 

Best of luck,

Ken McCord

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