[Samba] LDAP with posix account (userPassword only)

Charlie medievalist at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 19:33:15 GMT 2008

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Soohoon Lee <soohoon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've setup samba to use LDAP passdb backend and it works fine.
> LDAP has sambaNTPassword and more samba entities.
> But I wonder if I can make samba work with userPassword only.

You'd need to use the windows password hash algorithm to fill your
userPassword attribute, among other things.  It might be easier to
just replace parts of the authentication subsystem in your windows
clients (see http://rulink.rutgers.edu/pgina.html for example).


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