[Samba] Authentication problems with winbind (I am so close)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Oct 7 07:44:00 GMT 2002

Tony wrote:
> Hi
> I have a Windows PDC and I am setting up a Redhat7.3 box with samba and
> winbind to have users who log onto the Redhat box get authenticated by
> the Windows PDC. Winbind seems to be installed correctly because I get
> all the correct information by using wbinfo and I can authenticate with
> no problem by logging into the console on the redhat box. (DOMAIN+user).
> But when I try to login on the RH box graphical login (GNOME) still
> using DOMAIN+user I get authentication failure. I am using PAM and the
> only modules I changed were the login and system-auth. I also changed
> the smb.conf file and added all the winbind stuff. Is there something I
> am missing or not setting up correctly? BTW, All the user accounts are
> on the Windows PDC.
> Thanks in advance

Make sure you have killed off xdm/gdm.  It caches it's PAM info, and
won't update until you kill it.  (I found this out the hard way, but on
NIS stuff actually...).

Andrew Bartlett

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