[Samba] sharing samba smbpasswd

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Mon Dec 29 14:54:04 GMT 2008

openldap.  read chapter 5 of samba 3 by example.pdf.

Dean Clapper wrote:
> Is there a way to share smbpasswd (samba user name and password file) 
> between multiple servers.  The servers are not on a domain controller, NIS 
> nor ldap. 
> We have 2 - 3 redhat samba servers just for network share drives.  Instead 
> of managing passwords and user names on multiple systems, I'm trying to 
> leverage one machine and use its logins and passwords for all samba 
> machines.
> Is there a good way to implement this strategy configuring the smb.conf file 
> or is this going to require a different mechanism?
> Thanks
> Dean

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