[Samba] PAM Module for SMB-LDAP

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Jan 31 15:58:48 GMT 2003

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On Thu, 30 Jan 2003, Buchan Milne wrote:

> "This module authenticates a local smbpasswd user database.  If you require
> support for authenticating against a remote SMB server, or if you're
> concerned about the presence of suid root binaries on your system, it is
> recommended that you use one of the other two following modules"
> I have already determined from Andrew Bartlett that there is ambiguity
> in 'smbpasswd user database', as it should be 'samba passdb backend', to
> be more clear that LDAP etc is supported in 2.2.7a on the DC.

Yup.  It should support changes for sambaAccounts if it was compiled 
with --with-ldapsam.  If Bradley is wrong on this one, I'll be surprised.

I'm working on theory here because I haven't tested it lately.

cheers, jerry
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