[Samba] auth via PAM or /etc/passwd

Andrea Venturoli ml.diespammer at netfence.it
Thu Mar 9 12:30:54 GMT 2006

Robert Schetterer wrote:
> hi,
> i you not wanna use ldap study this
> http://us4.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/pam.html

Thanks, but I'm quite happy with ldap, since it allows me to have a 
samba PDC and a samba BDC without getting crazy.

> auth via pam is possible but i would not recommend this,
> i had testet this a long time ago and it works

Ok, but it says what I said. There are big restrictions regarding 
password encryption, which leads to somewhat reduced functionality.

  bye & Thanks

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