[Samba] authenticate to samba using email address
rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 29 11:51:47 UTC 2020
On 29/10/2020 11:36, mj via samba wrote:
> Perhaps a strange question, but is it possible to configure samba to
> accept an emailaddress as a username for authentication to a UNC
> network path?
> (so: "username at domain.com" next to the standard "DOMAIN\username" or
> "username at samba.domain.com")
> Some of our users access a samba UNC network path over VPN, while
> working from home. They often have difficulties remembering the
> correct username format.
> If we could somehow arrange for emailaddress to work too, it would
> align samba authentication to the rest of our external logons, like
> websites, email, VPN, etc. All of those use emailaddress as a username.
> We're running latest samba in AD config. The question is about access
> to a linux domain member server.
Are we talking from Windows here ?
If so, then 'username at dns.domain.com' should work.
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