R S Gill
rsgill at purdue.edu
Tue Oct 25 15:03:02 UTC 2005
So how do I go about doing that?
What do I have to edit in smb.conf to make samba authenticate against
PAM and not its own password list.
Derek Broughton 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.
>>The idea is not to synchro samba <=> /etc/passwd (that's not possible),
>Surely it's possible.
>>but to use Samba as the authentication for your box.
>>This is done through winbind (or PAM/nsswitch)
>>Have a look for winbind on Google.
>You're going the wrong way. If you don't have a Windows domain, and want
>your linux box to be the domain controller, it should be possible to get
>the samba authentications through PAM.
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