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Re: PAM_NTDOM under Solaris...



On Mon, 25 May 1998, The Hermit Hacker wrote:

> On Mon, 25 May 1998, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> 
> > > > > p.s try installing pam_smb-1.0 see what happens, ok?
> > > > 
> > > > 	Just did...works like a charm, except I'm getting a "System
> > > > password" prompt that I'm not sure what to put in there...but, with a '*'
> > > > in my password field, the login is working...
> > > 
> > > 	Figured this one out...I didn't realize that the pam_smb.conf file
> > > was case dependent :(  I had put 'odin' vs 'ODIN' in...changed it to all
> > > upper case, and works like a charm...
> > 
> > ok, so if either david or i update pam_ntdom to use autoconf like pam_smb
> > does, then everything should be ok.
> 
> 	Yes...but I'm sort of lost on something here...what is the
> difference between pam_ntdom and pam_smb?  They both auth against an NT
> server...

not quite.  pam_ntdom auths against a _primary domain controller_.
pam_smb auths against _any smb server_.

pam_smb is less secure.  actually, pam_ntdom as it stands isn't any
better: that's because i haven't done any development on it for a while...



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