runlevel7 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 20:32:10 UTC 2005
On 10/24/05, Jean-Eric <jec at rptec.ch> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Running Breezy on AMD64.
> > Anyone know how to setup Samba such that is synchronizes its password
> > list with my Ubuntu box?
> > I want to be able to change my password in Ubuntu and have the
> > password
> > updated in Samba.
> > Thanks in advance.
> The idea is not to synchro samba <=> /etc/passwd (that's not possible),
> but to use Samba as the authentication for your box.
> This is done hrough winbind (or PAM/nsswitch)
> Have a look for winbind on Google.
If you'd like to throw a little bit of LDAP into the mix, check out this site:
I use those instructions to set up Linux/Windows networks. When users
change their password in Windows or while logged into a Linux box, the
change propagates to OpenLDAP. Works like a champ.
-- AL --
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