[Samba] winbind users and vnc logins

Basil Copeland blcjr2 at gmail.com
Wed May 18 14:08:23 GMT 2005

On 5/18/05, Robert Schetterer <robert at schetterer.org> wrote:

> Hi, vnc has its own password set, which is very cool if windows auth
> fails, ( maybe there are prof vnc clones which work in an other way )
> for domain/win auth use dameware

The problem isn't the vnc password.  The problem is that vnc doesn't
recognize the user.  The user is a "winbind user," i.e. a Win2k3
Active Directory user.  For this user to get authenticated,
pam_winbind.so has to be invoked.  Without a PAM module for vnc, I
guess that's not going to happen.

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