[Samba] Re: Authenticating PPTP users against Samba/LDAP - Patch doesn't seem to be working

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Mon Jan 3 13:10:24 GMT 2005

thx for the info i will try this too.
i compiled a suse pack now out of ppp-2.4.3
and will give infos back to the list if winbind feature works like desired

Beast schrieb:

> Alex Brown wrote:
>> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 00:44, Mike Brodbelt wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I have a few remote user who use a PPTP based VPN. The server is 
>>>> running
>>>> PoPToP (http://www.poptop.org/), and a pppd patched to support 
>>>> for (some) added security. Currently, users authentication information
>>>> is stored in plaintext in /etc/ppp/chap-secrets. I'd like to be 
>>>> able to
>>>> put users into LDAP, and have ppp authenticate either directly against
>>>> LDAP, or against Samba (with an LDAP backend). Any ideas on how I 
>>>> might
>>>> go about this? Most of the docs I've seen suggest that you can't 
>>>> use PAM
>>>> for authentication with CHAP, so it seems not to be as simple as I 
>>>> might
>>>> have hoped.
> Not related to samba, but I'm using freeradius to authenticate vpn 
> users againts ldap (using sambaNTpassword attribute), works fine for 
> months, and as a bonus we get a detail report of user activities.
> poptop -> freeradius -> ldap.

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