[Samba] Re: Samba + Winbind + Squid
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Oct 24 21:43:00 GMT 2002
Buchan Milne wrote:
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> | From: michele.de-martin at electrolux.it
> | Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 10:26:10 +0200
> | Subject: [Samba] Re: Samba + Winbind + Squid
> |>I'm looking for samba 2.2.5 or 2.2.6 binary package to use with squid.
> |>So I need a version compile with option --with-winbind-auth-challenge
> |>and the one provide with red hat 8 doesn't have it. I tried to compile
> |>it but it doesn't work.
> Could you explain what this accomplishes? I normally use the auth_smb
> (or is it auth_smb?) that comes with squid ...
Reliability and scaleability.
The winbind helper (also supplied with squid 2.5) is significantly more
reliable than the auth_smb system. It fully supports NT passwords, and
becouse it uses winbind it doesn't kill the PDC in the process.
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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