[Samba] noobie winbind question

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Wed Nov 8 21:03:13 GMT 2006


> Does that mean that with a Samba PDC with winbindd running, samba users
> could log onto a Linux machine without having a Linux user account? 
yes, winbindd can retrieve the required information from an AD-/ 
NT-domain and dynamically map windows accounts to linux accounts.

on a PDC winbindd is only necessary if you want to have ntlm_auth for 
some apps or map users from trusted domains


> Thanks,

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