[Samba] Question about winbind documentation

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Dec 13 18:56:20 GMT 2002

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On Thu, 12 Dec 2002, Gabriel Matthews wrote:

> I know this is a stupid question, but I'm a bit lost here.
> I want to set up winbindd on my server to do all the authentication stuff,
> and in the man page it says this:
> In /etc/pam.d/* replace the auth lines with something like this:
> auth       required	/lib/security/pam_securetty.so
> auth       required	/lib/security/pam_nologin.so
> auth       sufficient	/lib/security/pam_winbind.so
> auth       required     /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so use_first_pass shadow
> nullok
> Okay... /pam.d/*  mean to replace those lines in every file within the
> pam.d folder?  because there are quite a few files in there, and I don't
> want to go in and edit them all, unless I really have to.

See if your system uses the pam_stack module.  If you can just edit 
/etc/pam.d/system_auth.  Otherwise, just edit the files for the services
you need winbind to support.

cheers, jerry
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