Automatically sharing home directories

Benjamin Zeller zeller at ibh-wor.de
Tue Oct 11 15:26:55 UTC 2005


On Tuesday 11 October 2005 17:17, Tim Vaughan wrote:
> On 10/11/05, Will H. Backman <whb at ceimaine.org> wrote:
> > Unix/Linux and Windows store passwords using different encryption.
> > Windows does not send the password to the server in a way that can be
> > used by the system password file.  You need to have a different password
> > file that understands what a Windows client sends across the network.
> 
> Ok, thanks for that explanation.  If it's essential to have to
> separate password files for Linux and Windows, is there an automatic
> way of keeping the two synchronised so that when a user changes
> his/her system password, the samba password is updated accordingly?
> 

Use LDAP ;-)

> Tim
> 

Benni

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