[Samba] Re: simple LDAP question

adam at morrison-ind.com adam at morrison-ind.com
Thu Aug 29 06:19:00 GMT 2002

>m new to LDAP and pam. Do I need to the user in /etc/passwd and 
>/etc/shadow to autenticate a user in the sistem or in the PDC?

No, but you do need NSS LDAP configured.  If Samba is authenticating all
connections you don't need PAM LDAP at all.  If your going to provide other (ssh
shell, imap, pop, etc...) services from the same box you will need PAM.

>I=B4m using RedHat 7.1 (kernel 2.4.19acl), LDAPv3 (NDS for Linux), =

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