Configuring PAM for a "Single Sign On" authentication

Conrad Lawes pxeboot at
Thu Jun 24 11:06:59 MDT 2010

Like you, I tried to get Samba/Winbind to work seamlessly with Active
Directory.  After several years of band-aid solutions,  I finally gave up.
Thankfully,  LikeWise provided a free version of their commercial product
called LikeWise Open.

SSO is much easier with LWO

I call LikeWise Open  "Samba on Steroids".

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 7:09 AM, RECHER Renaud <recher at>wrote:

> Hello
> I am currently working on the authentication of a computer using Ubuntu
> 10.04, connected to a Windows 2003 Server and an Active Directory domain.
> Samba and winbind's version is
> I am having trouble getting a Single Sign On authentication since every
> application I use keep asking me for my Active Directory login and password.
> I have tried many PAM tutorials but they never worked.
> The applications asking for my account information are :
>    - FIREFOX for the proxy authentication
>    - EVOLUTION for my account authentication
>    - The mounting of a NETWORK DISK
>    - The Active Directory CONTACT BOOK
> I hope you will be able to help me and that I was clear enough :) .
> Thank you in advance !
> Renaud RECHER
> French student in computer science
> ps : I sent you an e-mail with an account that wasn't a member of the
> mailing list. I am sorry for that and hope it doesn't cause you troubles.
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Conrad Lawes
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