[Samba] linux client accessing Samba domain

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Mon Apr 18 12:56:35 GMT 2005

>> The whole thing shrieks LDAP (ldapsam backend) and shell scripting using
>> OpenLDAP tools (but I didn't try anything out for you).
>> Do you know what I'm talking about?
> we don't have ldap as backend sofar as we're not that big. its not a 
> problem, if I need to do something on every linux client as there are 
> really only a few. so a pam modul which could start a script and 
> provide username/password would be enough I guess.

If you have two unix boxes, you could benifit from LDAP.  There is no 
size requirement ;).

Take a look at pam_mount for your mounting needs.  I have no experience 
running it, but it seems to be a step in the direction you want.  
Alternatively, there's always nfs for unix-unix file serving.

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