[Samba] Unix to SMB Password Sync using PAM
cmclaughlin at ucdavis.edu
Thu Apr 7 17:35:17 GMT 2005
I would like to configure PAM to sync Unix passwords to Samba passwords.
When I add a new Unix user or change an existing Unix user's password,
I want the same password to be stored in /etc/smbpasswd.
I'm trying to follow these instructions:
It sounds like this is what I want to do:
"A sample PAM configuration that shows the use of pam_smbpass to make
sure private/smbpasswd is kept in sync when /etc/passwd (/etc/shadow) is
I created the file /etc/pam.d/passwd-sync and pasted the following:
auth requisite pam_nologin.so
auth required pam_unix.so
account required pam_unix.so
password requisite pam_cracklib.so retry=3
password requisite pam_unix.so shadow md5 use_authtok try_first_pass
password required pam_smbpass.so nullok use_authtok try_first_pass
session required pam_unix.s
Then I rebooted and changed my Unix password using "passwd", but that
didn't change my smbpassd. I checked to make sure I have all of the
needed PAM modules, but other than that I don't know what to look for.
Am I missing something? Any ideas?
Thanks in advance.
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