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RE: Help Needed configuring Samba on Webserver

On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 10:00 -0400, Tim Holmes wrote:

> I really hate to be daft here, but I am still not understanding
> something:
> I want samba to accept the password that is supplied as part of the
> connection from windows,  when it does this, it should check against my
> password server (the domain controller) instead of the smbpasswd file,
> can someone point me in the right direction.  I agree with the one
> respondent that said that from a security standpoint it is very bad
> practice to have each user give me their network password to enter into
> the smbpasswd file, but I haven't been able to get samba to authenticate
> against the domain, instead of the smbpasswd, so right now that's the
> only recourse I have
samba has a lot of documentation - well done - probably the best of all
open source projects


has links to both the 'How-To' and the 'by Example'

>From what you have stated above, I am gathering that you should have
security = domain and winbindd set up but I didn't follow the thread
from the start.

Best to work this through so you get an understanding of it.


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