[Samba] samba authentication PAM/LDAP

Christian McHugh christian.mchugh at nau.edu
Wed Nov 12 22:41:12 GMT 2008

> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 03:53:51PM -0500, Lenny Shovsky wrote:
> > Can Samba authenticate directly ( through pam_ldap ? ) via LDAP, which
> > only has Unix uids & password hashes ? Thank you.
> No. You need to store the NT hashes somewhere, either in
> LDAP or in another passdb backend.

What about the nss winbind backend? Couldn't you setup nss_ldap and pam_ldap, 
and still run a samba server with the nss winbind backend?

If anyone has any tips for doing this I'd really like to know.

Christian McHugh

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