[Samba] Samba authentication via pam
mikeklein at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 23 20:12:47 GMT 2003
I don't think unencrypted passwords=no will be a problem for me as I am
running on my own private LAN.
I don't expose smb traffic over the internet, and when I need samba remotely
I do it via vpn/pptp.
In my test last night I forgot to set unencryptedpasswords=no...thanks for
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Of Gémes Géza
Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2003 8:39 AM
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Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba authentication via pam
Mike Klein írta:
>My pam file for samba has pam_nologin for auth.
>I would like to remove as many password files as possible for services on
>linux box and have them go thru pam and etc/shadow.
>Is it possible for samba to auth thru pam? and then I can eliminate
Yes it is possible, but everyone recomend against it, because it
requires you to specify encrypt password = no in your smb.conf and
various registry patches on your clients. The worst thing would be, that
in that case every password would be sent in cear text over the wire.
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