[Samba] samba pdc and winbindd on same server?
bgmilne at cae.co.za
Mon Aug 5 07:11:02 GMT 2002
> Message: 10
> From: "Drash, Jim [NCSUS]" <JDrash at EESUS.JNJ.com>
> To: "'samba at lists.samba.org'" <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2002 09:19:14 -0400
> Subject: [Samba] samba pdc and winbindd on same server?
> If this question has been asked and answered, I am sorry but I searched and
> could not find it.
> Is it possible to have a samba PDC on the same server as a winbindd pointing
> to that samba PDC.
Not if the samba PDC is running 2.2.x, it should be possible (but not
necessarily desireable) in 3.0 (or current HEAD cvs).
> The reason I want to do this is that I want the
> capability winbindd provides for a single sign on for things UNIX and the
> samba PDC for all things Windows. I don't want to have to run two boxes (if
> I don't have to) to get these functions.
But this isn't the only option, and it prevents you from doing some
things. For example, you have no guarantee of users having the same uid
between machines, so you can't use NFS.
You can do one of a few things:
1) Use pam_smb and nss_ldap on the clients, LDAP server to hold user
2) Have samba store it's passwords in LDAP, and use "pam password change
= yes" do password changes via pam_ldap, so you auth by pam_ldap and
3) Combinations of the two.
We are migrating towards LDAP, so we currently have most things auth via
pam_smb and pam_ldap, user/group enumeration was by sync'ed
password/group files, but has been LDAP for a while.
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