[Samba] exported LDAP DB > file > smbpasswd?
aurfalien at gmail.com
Thu May 24 15:56:45 MDT 2012
I tried w/o success in configuring Samba + PAM last night.
Do you know now of any documentation that would help?
On May 24, 2012, at 5:35 PM, Gaiseric Vandal wrote:
> Presumably with the PGINA/LDAP solution, the has method is something
> unix-compatible (e.g. unix crypt+md5, or SSHA) that is hard to break
> with a password cracking program? Are the LDAP transmissions done in
> the clear? If so, you could sniff the traffic and capture the
> passwords. (You may not consider this ethical.) Either way, if you
> had a database of plain text passwords you could then create the NTLM
> passwords for each user.
> You could try configuring samba to use permit plain text passwords for
> authentication. I think (but not sure) that could then configure samba
> to use pam authentication (the same way a unix login would.) But you
> would then need to configure all the Windows PC's to support plain text
> On 05/24/12 16:25, aurfalien wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am using OpenLDAP and over have ~800 users in its DB.
>> I would like to simply use Samba as a file server, no PDC.
>> I have been able to export my LDAP DB to a file containing hashes of users passwords.
>> Is there a way I can import this file to smbpasswd or other file that Samba understands so that my 800 some odd users won't have to re register there passwords?
>> I would really love to avoid having 800 annoyed users retyping there passwords for accessing shares.
>> I have them currently authenticating on Windows via an LDAP client (pGina).
>> - aurf
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