[Samba] samba 4 PAM and xscreensaver

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Mon Jan 9 00:42:42 MST 2012

I have a Linux client running XFCE and authenticating against Samba 4. 
When trying to return to the session after xscreensaver has kicked in, 
authentication fails.

auth     include        common-auth
account  include        common-account
password include        common-password
session  include        common-session

password    requisite    pam_pwcheck.so    nullok cracklib
password    optional    pam_gnome_keyring.so    use_authtok
password    sufficient    pam_unix2.so    use_authtok nullok
password    required    pam_ldap.so    try_first_pass use_authtok

Samba 4 seems to bypass pam, users have an entry in the keytab on the 
Samba 4 server and this on the client:
     default_realm = HH3.SITE
     dns_lookup_realm = false
     dns_lookup_kdc = true

How can I tell xscreensaver to authenticate against Samba 4?

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