[Samba] Samba as PDC and PAM authentication
bstewart at waterwerks.com.au
Tue Mar 25 22:28:34 GMT 2003
One way around it is to use samba with LDAP and use ldap with PAM as
well. Then you will have unified logins for mail/console/samba (I assume
this is what you are after ?).
Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>On Tue, 2003-03-25 at 02:50, Daniel MERC wrote:
>>I am using samba as a PDC on linux. It works fine with encrypted
>>passwords. But now i need use a PAM authentication and PAM requires
>>plain passwords. When i use "encrypt passwords = No" in smb.conf a PAM
>>is out of game. Is there any way to use a PAM authentication with samba
>>as PDC ?
>Not for NT or Win2k. Only Win9X can have 'domain logons' without
>Running with plaintext passwords is a security risk, and is no longer
>tested by MS. This means that there are a number of known client bugs -
>bugs that just 'go away' when you enable encrypted passwords.
>(and you need to apply the registry patch).
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