[Samba] SWAT smbpasswd authentication

Antoine Jacoutot ajacoutot at lphp.org
Tue Oct 9 05:25:23 GMT 2007

On Tue, 9 Oct 2007, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> This is not possible, in part due to concerns over the chicken-and-egg
> problem of setting up Samba to use smbpasswd while authenticating
> against smbpasswd, and mostly because that codepath hasn't been altered
> since 2001, when we didn't have 'encrypt passwords = yes' as a default.

Actually I came up with another solution.

> PAM and pam_smbpass would be one way around it, on Linux systems.

Yes, but no PAM here.


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