[Samba] Re: samba and kerberos doubt

paul kölle paul at subsignal.org
Wed Dec 21 17:17:25 GMT 2005

Senthil wrote:
> 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.
>   S.Senthil
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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