[Samba] Re: samba and kerberos doubt
paul at subsignal.org
Wed Dec 21 17:17:25 GMT 2005
> in our lab we have a kerberos + ldap server to authenticate the gnu/linux users and we have configured samba to work as a PDC authenticating the windows users.
> samba stores the password in encrypted format in /etc/samba/smbpasswd. The problem is when the password is changed by windows users we need to change the password of kerberos credentials. Is there a way in samba in to do that i.e to synchronise the password change in kerberos and samba. We are using samba 3.0.5 in debian sarge system.
Yes, but it's not straightforward. You can use openldap as a backend for
heimdal kerberos and use the smbk5pwd overlay to syncronize.
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