[Samba] Samba as PDC, LDAP-based authentication for windows & linux clients

Cybionet cybionet at videotron.ca
Fri Oct 6 23:18:31 GMT 2006

Greeting Patrick,
> 1. Do i need two seperate LDAP directories for linux auth and
> samba-based windows auth? (e.g. because of different password hashes? or
> is there maybe a possibility to store passwords in _one_ ldap directory
> in _one_ hashing format which works for both windows and linux?)
> If i need seperate LDA directories: Where should i start to keep things
> synchronous?
No just one LDAP directory work great for the Windows and Linux Client.

> 2. I know that windows users can change there password on the windows
> terminalserver. But how do the linux users do?
  I must admit that I don't success password change if your Samba+LDAP 
server use 'sambaPwdMustChange' attribute. Otherwise a simple script can 
change password for Linux client on LDAP.


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