[Samba] NT/LM Samba passwords and userPassword sync

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu May 10 11:07:29 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-05-07 at 08:17 +0200, Marcin Giedz wrote:
> Hello,
> Perhaps this post is not directly connected with Samba itself but after 
> I saw that Samba uses EXOP for LDAP password changing I decided to write 
> it to this list as well. Here is what I'd like to do:
> 1) I use openldap-2.3.35 for Samba auth mechanism
> 2) additionally I use openldap for any other auths I have in my subnet - 
> exim, imap, svn, linux-login, etc...
> In case of Samba the NT/LM passwords play major role, for others I use 
> userPassword. However userPassword (posixAccount) shows up in different 
> places not only once:

> I heard about smb5kpwd but I don't use Kerberos and I don't think it's 
> suitable for my need, isn't it?

I believe it can be configured.  You might also decide you like Kerberos
after all, as the main pain is getting all the passwords in sync.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.                  http://redhat.com
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