Need Help in Samba

Taking care of your Linux box.
shakirz1
Battalion Quarter Master Havaldaar
Posts: 207
Joined: Sat Aug 09, 2003 5:00 pm
Location: Karachi
Contact:

Need Help in Samba

Postby shakirz1 » Thu Jan 08, 2004 5:55 pm

I have RH Linux 7.3 and Samba samba-2.2.3a-6.

every thing is running fine, but one problem I am facing. I have to manage two seprate password for linux login users and for samba users.

Is it possible to configure in samba that samba authenticate all its user from linux password from /etc/shadow ?

farhantoqeer
Major General
Posts: 917
Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2002 5:45 pm
Location: Karachi
Contact:

Postby farhantoqeer » Thu Jan 08, 2004 10:53 pm

For this i think you have to implement NIS server.
A: Yes
Q: Is top-posting bad?

LinuxFreaK
Site Admin
Posts: 5132
Joined: Fri May 02, 2003 10:24 am
Location: Karachi
Contact:

Re:

Postby LinuxFreaK » Fri Jan 09, 2004 3:33 am

Dear Farhantoqeer,
Salam,

farhantoqeer wrote:For this i think you have to implement NIS server.


Not really, he has to configure Configuring PAM for distributed but centrally managed authentication which will help him to authenticate users from /etc/shadow :)

Best Regards.
Farrukh Ahmed


Return to “Administration”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest