[Samba] Setup Samba

Jon Jarvis jarvs384 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 14:41:26 GMT 2005

I have a FC3 box set up with Samba 3.0.13-1 which has PAM and nsswitch
setup to use an LDAP server for local authentication. I use the getent
passwd command and can see that all of my LDAP users show up with uid
and gid's. Each user has a home directory on the computer that they
own. My question: is there an easy way to make Samba use the normal
UNIX passdb backend with a standalone (no PDC) server for my users? I
set my Windows computer to have plain text passwords, but I don't know
what settings samba should have to achieve this.  I really don't like
the idea of LDAP with the idealx documentation because A.) I'm not
using a PDC, B.) I don't want to maintain the extra password hashes.

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