[Samba] Re: help with winbind/pam

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Dec 20 03:43:12 GMT 2003


Email me your /etc/pam.d/login file and tell me your Linux OS platform.
I will review for you ans send back suggestions.

- John T.

On Fri, 19 Dec 2003, Charles McLaughlin wrote:

> I got it to work, but when I log in with the root account, I have to type in
> the password three times:
> login:  <type root>
> password: <type password>   --> doesn't work:
> password:  <type password>  --> doesn't work:
> password:  <type password>  --> third time works
> So I guess the root user is not part of the NT domain, but the way I've
> edited my /etc/pam.d/ files specifies that authentication against the NT
> domain occur first, then it falls back to local authentication.
> I noticed the use_first_password option mentioned in the manpage.  But I
> don't have a /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so file on my system.  Is that part of
> some extra package that I need to install?  Can I use the use_first_password
> with a different pam module?
> Thanks for any advice!
> Charles

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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