[Samba] samba4 password sync howto?

David Gonzalez - [DGHVOIP] info at dghvoip.com
Sun Jun 9 20:57:25 MDT 2013


I'm no expert on Samba 4 and I might be wrong but can't you use winbind for that, can you?  


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On 9/06/2013, at 21:52, d tbsky <tbskyd at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi:
>   after searching the mail archive, I found the same question was asked
> last month. and indeed samba4 didn't support "unix password sync"
> currently. I am surprised because it seems an very easy function =>  just
> call some external program when password change.
>   anyway, I wonder if there are some alternative ways to do this now? I
> found someone store the password in cleartext but that's not a good idea
> for me. in theory, can I install another windows 2008 R2 domain controller
> and use windows SSOD to do the job? and when samba4 finally has the ability
> to do the work, I can shutdown windows domain controller.  is that
> workable? or I should wait for samba 4.1 or even 4.2?
> 2013/6/10 d tbsky <tbskyd at gmail.com>
>> hi:
>>    we have some service which store local password. and we want to sync
>> samba4 (4.0.5) passwords to them.
>>     when we use windows server before, we can use ssod and write our own
>> program to do that.
>>     at first I think it should be easy with settings like below:
>>     unix password sync = yes
>>     passwd program = /share/bin/samba_passwd_sync.pl %u
>>     passwd chat = *new*password* %n\n *changed*
>>     passwd chat debug = Yes
>>     log level = 100
>> but when I try to change password at windows ADUC nothing happened. I open
>> log.samba, I didn't see anything about password sync, and of course the
>> custom script is not run.
>>     do I miss something? is "unix password sync" supported in samba4? at
>> least the option is at the man page...
>>      thanks a lot for help!
>> Regards,
>> tbskyd
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