[Samba] help with configuring PAM

Dale Schroeder dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com
Thu Jan 13 12:03:28 MST 2011


I used this as my template in Debian:

 From my limited experience with Ubuntu, I seem to remember that they 
put most of their directives in the common-* files,
so you may have to adjust locations.


On 01/13/2011 11:10 AM, Brandon Coale wrote:
> Hello,
> My company has a Windows file server that I attempting to setup a
> Samba server as an Active Directory domain member to replace. I have
> migrated one of the shares to the Samba server but am having some
> problems. I installed Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 LTS on a new server for
> the sole purpose of replacing the Windows file server. Our domain
> controller is running Windows Server 2003 SP2. I have set up smb.conf,
> the client side of Kerberos, Winbind, name service switch, and PAM
> according to some documentation I read.
> I believe the problems may be due to an improper PAM configuration,
> because one of the issues I have is getting prompted to enter my
> password more than once when I sudo or sign into the console. Another
> issue is if I do a useradd command to add a strictly local linux user,
> then run the passwd command to set a password for the local user, I
> get prompted to enter a current kerberos password.
> Would anyone that has replaced a Windows file server in an Active
> Directory environment be willing to share how they did their PAM
> configuration?
> Thanks,
> Brandon

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