[Samba] linux client accessing Samba domain

Robert Penz robert.penz at outertech.com
Mon Apr 18 13:03:22 GMT 2005

Paul Gienger writes: 

>> 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 ;).

but ldap is not that easy that I would like to use it for these few 
machines, or is it easier than thought with the right docu? 

> 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.

that sounds good. nfs is not alternative as on some linux client machines 
the users have root.

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