[Samba] basic LDAP authentication to Samba share from existin g directory

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Jul 4 03:22:03 MDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-06-30 at 09:24 -0500, Brent Busby wrote:

> Thanks for the reminder about pGina though -- it at least gives more 
> options to think about.  It's too bad Samba itself doesn't seem to be 
> able to use UNIX passwords in LDAP to authenticate a user without 
> resorting to expecting only cleartext passwords from clients.

We would love to, but it is simply cryptographically impossible.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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