[Samba] authentication w/o using /etc/passwd

Collen Blijenberg collen at hermanjordan.nl
Wed Mar 28 08:24:36 GMT 2007

You could alway's try another backend, nss-mysql, nss-ldap ???? ect ect.

sato x wrote:
> I've never done this before, but I guess if you're using redhat or
> fedoracore, you could try to use authconfig via the console and choose 
> samba
> authentication. Let me know if you succeed. Good luck.
> Regards,
> sato
> On 3/3/07, Young <yssong66 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there a way to configure Samba such that /etc/passwd is not used but
>> Samba's password file only?
>> I'm looking for a simple way to configure it to avoid using /etc/passwd,
>> if
>> there's a way.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> - Young
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