[Samba] Synching samba passwords to W2k passwords

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 3 09:33:41 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 08:47, David_Cutrano at equityoffice.com wrote:
> This is a quick question.....Is there any way to allow W2K users access to 
> a share on a linux machine without having to have synched passwords 
> between samba and W2k...(maybe just leave the password field for samba 
> blank?).  A while back we had Novell servers and were constantly worrying 
> about password synchs, is this going to be the case with RedHat as well?

The whole point of 'security=domain' and 'security=ads' is to validate
against the passwords on the domain controller.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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