[Samba] Samba 3 with Unix passwd authentication?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 11 23:15:22 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-12 at 09:13, Manfred Odenstein wrote:
> I think it's a ./configure option
> maybe its --with-pam_smbpass, but not sure.

No, this is unrelated.

> Am Mi, den 11.02.2004 schrieb Andy Moran um 22:56:
> > We are a primarily Linux company with a NIS backend, but we keep a 
> > couple "bridge boxes" for Windows users (on a Windows PDC) to connect to 
> > their unix accounts and access data.
> > 
> > Under Samba 2.2, this was fairly easy with "encrypt passwords = no" 
> > turned on.   But I can't figure out how to make it work with Samba 3. 
> > Does Samba 3 not support a unix passwd backend, or am I just missing a 
> > configuration option?

It should work just the same.  But things work better if you can join
the windows domain, so that users can use encrypted passwords (or
maintain a local smbpasswd file)

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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