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Re: RFC [Samba/NIS + LDAP]

Wichert Akkerman wrote:

Previously Richard June wrote:

but doesn't the PAM stuff really only work worth a damn when using Clear text passwords? it was my understanding that unless you used cleartext that you were stuck using a separate smbpasswd file.

True, but that isn't really different from using ldap, you either need to synchronize two files/entries, or use plaintext passwords.


grr, sent it off list.

True, but with Samba/TNG you still get the bonuses of LDAP, and just like Regular Samba, TNG will change the system passwd as well as the smb passwd.

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