[Samba] Authentication question

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jul 12 10:31:48 GMT 2002

giuliano wrote:
> Hi,
>  I'd like to know if it's possible to use a radius server to
> authenticate samba users. If it's possible, where can I found the docs
> for this ?

You can use Samba's PAM support to use pam_radius - but this presents
all the usual problems of plaintext passwords.  

Samba's encrypted password support can only be backended by a smbpasswd
file or a NT-compatible domain.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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