[Samba] winbind and pam on FC3

giuseppe panei giuseppe.panei at sgai.com
Mon Jun 13 16:08:50 GMT 2005

Hi dave

I have found the following items in the htmldocs:

"The pam_winbind module in the 2.2.2 release only supports the auth and 
account module-types. The latter simply performs a getpwnam() to verify 
that the system can obtain a uid for the user. If the libnss_winbind 
library has been correctly installed, this should always succeed."

Well, then is failing the account module ?

 From Using Samba, cap 9:

"Be careful when adding local users after domain users have started 
accessing the Samba server. The domain users will have entries created 
for them by winbind in /etc/passwd, with UIDs in the range you specify.

In my /etc/passwd there are no entities for domain users.

I apologize for my bad english.

David Rigler wrote:
> Hi Giuseppe
> I was thinking that getpwnam should fail, that user doesnt exist locally.
> But the pam_unix and/or pam stack should be able to cope with that ?
> dave

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