[Samba] linux windows synchronisation account : linux client configuration

simo idra at samba.org
Fri Jun 30 17:38:20 GMT 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-30 at 11:24 -0500, Logan Shaw wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jun 2006, Edmundo Valle Neto wrote:
> > Stephane Durieux escreveu:
> >> 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 changed 
> I believe the question was how they can make /usr/bin/passwd
> cause Samba passwords to be updated.  If a Unix (Linux) user
> runs /usr/bin/passwd, it should not change just their Unix
> password but should also change their LM and NT passwords.
> At least that is the request as I am reading it.
> In other words, the request is how to preserve the
> /usr/bin/passwd interface that Unix users may be familiar with,
> while at the same time not causing that interface to cause
> passwords to go out of sync.

You can use pam_winbindd


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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