[Samba] SAMBA using existing users and passwords on Linux

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Jun 1 23:09:47 UTC 2020

On Mon, 2020-06-01 at 19:02 -0300, Fernando Gonçalves via samba wrote:
> Good afternoon.
> I really need some help.
> I have a VM running Oracle Linux version 7 and samba version 4.10.4.
> I want samba to use local Linux users and passwords (/ etc / passwd
> and /
> etc / shadow).
> As I researched on the internet it would be enough to configure samba
> to
> not encrypt passwords, through the item:
> encrypt passwords = no

This option very rarely works and requires SMB1 when it does.  Most
clients refuse to send a plaintext password, and when they do they
refuse the reconnect transperently so the user experience is horrible.

Sorry, but you essentially must use encrypted passwords or Kerberos.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  https://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          

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