[Samba] Linux SSO with samba4?

Sven Geggus lists at fuchsschwanzdomain.de
Wed Jul 18 06:59:55 MDT 2012

Quinn Plattel <qiet72 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think it is great that samba4 has a single sign on solution for Windows
> platforms and it seems to work well too, but I am wondering is it possible
> to do the same for a Linux environment?

I have a working single sign on solution running using Active
Directory, nslcd and pam-krb5, I don't see a reason why this should
not work using samba4 as well.

> On a windows client, you can login as a user though active directory even
> though that user is not defined locally on the client.  Can you do the same
> in a Linux environment?

Yepp. pam_ccreds and pam_mkhomedir are your friends.



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