[Samba] RE: Sync passwords unix/smb with FDS backend?
Adam Tauno Williams
adamtaunowilliams at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 02:31:42 GMT 2008
> Sorry about the acro, I am working with Fedora Directory Server (ldap).
> Currently user passwords stored in FDS can be changed from netatalk
> (apple protocol), FDS web interface, or unix/passwd via the PAM
> interface. To hit all three of these areas I would think that the
> password sync would need to somehow be down in FDS.
> Looking forward I would like to find an ldap solution. Anything else
> will cause additional steps when I add new users to the network.
> I will read through pbedit but unless I can trigger it through ldap I
> don't know what good it will do.
See if FDS has an overlay/plugin/yadayada like OpenLDAP's smbk5pwd (sp?)
that lets the client perform an change-password exop and have all the
passwords managed by the server (DSA). Samba supports this mode, don't
know about netatalk.
Adam Tauno Williams, Network & Systems Administrator
Consultant - http://www.whitemiceconsulting.com
Developer - http://www.opengroupware.org
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