[Samba] Samba-3.0

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Sep 20 13:39:02 GMT 2002

On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, David Hoang wrote:

> Is it possible to login to a unix box without a user account entry in
> /etc/passwd or /etc/shadow using samba-3.0 to pull account information
> from Windows Active Directory.  If so could someone point me to a
> "detailed" document on setting this capability up.

You can do this with winbind.  See the Winbind HOWTO in the 
docs/htmldocs/ directory.

cheers, jerry
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