[Samba] When to use Winbind ??
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Tue Nov 15 17:14:37 GMT 2005
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Gary MacKay wrote:
> Am I correct that you only need to run winbind if you have
> other servers are involved? If all I have is a samba server
> acting as the PDC and that is it, I do not need to run
> winbind, right?
The common reasons to run winbindd are
(a) handling users from windows domains (including trusted ones), and
(b) handling NTLM authentication for Unix processes such as
pam_winbindd or the ntlm_auth tool.
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