[Samba] Password sync between W2k ADS and samba 2.2.x

jpbermejo jpbermejo at prisacom.com
Wed Apr 6 21:18:37 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 09:01 +0200, J. Strohschnitter wrote:

> is there any chance to synchronize passwords between
> the smbpasswd of samba 2.2.x and the ADS of a win2000
> server-system, but without using winbind ?
> We don't want to use winbind, because with this we
> have to change our running infrastructure of samba
> from Samba-PDC with smbpasswd.
> Does there exists for example a little tool that can
> be run by crontab to sync the passwords ?
> Hope someone can help me ...

If you want to use your AD passwords in linux/unix systems, you don't
even need samba. If you use pam-krb5 you actually authenticate unix
systems against active directory.

Javier Palacios

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