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Re: pwdb and shadow



On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, Nalin Dahyabhai wrote:

> On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, Seth Chaiklin wrote:
> 
> > I'm glad that you mention this idea.  It raises what seems like a kind of
> > contradiction (to me at least) between pwdb.so and other modules.
> > 
> > If I understand what you want to do, then you do not need to use or
> > modify pwdb.so at all.  You simply use the pam_smb module that is
> > available.
> 
> My understanding of pam_smb might be flawed then.  I was under the
> impression that pam_smb only relayed authentication requests to a PDC.

any SMB server not just a PDC.  pam_ntdom is for PDCs or BDCs.


> What I suggested was adding the ability for pwdb to generate (and use) the
> hashed passwords that Samba would be generating if its own encryption were
> enabled.  This way, I wouldn't need to disable encrypted passwords on my


this would be extremely good.



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