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Re: NEWBIE trying to get to grips

>>>> The goal is to set up a Samba "NT-Domain" on a
>>>>server (RedHat6.2). The same server will also run
>>>>slapd (OpenLDAP1.2.11). I want to be able to
>>>>authenticate WindowsNT4 and RedHat6.2 clients againt
>>>>the samba-PDC who authenticates against the LDAP server.
>>>>From what I've read I gather that this is possible!??
>>>The LDAP support in Samba is experimental, but I'm working on
>>>it for the 2.2.0 Samba release.  It only works (a little)
>>>in SAMBA_TNG.  The LDAP support in the main release code,
>>>it broken and will not compile.
>>Would what these guys have done here be possible with the current
>>development sources of SAMBA_TNG?
>Not sure if this helps, but if samba could use PAM, that could be another
>way to get where you want to.  Just my $.02.

No it won't.  PAM only works if you can provide it with a clear text password,
and returns a true/false value.  CIFS/Samba/NT requires a more complicated
exchange of information, and encrypted passwords are required if you wish to use
the domain controller support built into Samba.

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