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Old 06-14-2007, 07:13 AM   #1
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SAMBA shares allow access based on PAM


Is it possible to configure Samba to use PAM as its authentication piece?

The company I work for doesn't want a full blown Samba installation. But, they do want users to access Samba shares from their Windows XP clients using their AD usernames/passwords. I have Linux SSH access working for AD accounts using PAM+LDAP but my reading suggests you can have PAM use Samba for authentication but not the other way around.

Anyone know if this is possible?
 
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Old 06-26-2007, 05:08 AM   #3
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It has taken some time, and much testing, but I have been able to answer my question to the affirmative (sort of). While having Samba use PAM specifically doesn't appear to be supported, using Samba as a domain member server in ADS will do the same thing.
I think the best online article I used was http://us3.samba.org/samba/docs/man/...ixclients.html

It has some good examples that worked for me.
 
  


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