[Samba] Samba and NIS

Benilton de Sa Carvalho carvalho at ime.unicamp.br
Tue Jul 8 11:40:12 GMT 2003

Can I use this solution (plaintext passwords) even if my Samba server acts
as PDC?

Thank you,

Benilton Carvalho
Red Hat Linux i18n Team

On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Uwe Laverenz wrote:

>Benilton de Sa Carvalho schrieb:
>> Is it possible a samba server authenticate users by NIS? For example, can
>> a NIS client be a Samba Server and use the NIS system to authenticate the
>You can use NIS with plaintext passwords (unencrypted) only. If you use 
>encrypted passwords, you have to use a second database for the 
>Samba-passwords. If you want everything from one source: LDAP.
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