[Samba] linux windows synchronisation account : linux client configuration

Edmundo Valle Neto edmundo.valle at terra.com.br
Fri Jun 30 15:14:26 GMT 2006

Stephane Durieux escreveu:
> Hello,
> I m trying to make unix and linux password synchronisation with samba 
> using ldap backend, the only question that remains :
> How can I make passwd command use the samba server ?

You can use the "ldap passwd sync = yes" option.
With that option the LDAP, NT and LM hashes are synchronized, when 

> I have tried pam_smbpass.so librairy  in /etc/pam.d/common-password
> but it only works on the samba server not on the linux client.

Linux clients can change the passwords using smbldap-passwd.

> I have noticed in the documentation it s because synchronisation is 
> made in the local smb backend
> Besides, when I tried the "net rpc password" command on the client it 
> try to connect to
> However I am almost sure that I have already make it work on a client 
> but  I can remember how ... Does another pam librairy exist or is 
> winbind the only solution
> Thanks for reply


Edmundo Valle Neto

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