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Re: Win2000 PDC Authentication and Authorization



On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 03:36:10PM +0100, Tony den Haan wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Whitmore Matthew E NPRI wrote:
> 
> > New to using PAM.  Read and understand using openLDAP for authentication and authorization.  Win2000/XP's Active Directory is Microsoft's implementation of LDAP.  Is there a way to use a Win2000 Server PDC to authenticate and authorize on RH Linux (planning upgrade to RH 8.0).  Would appreciate any help.
> >  
> i think you'd better look at pam_smb instead, even though pam_ldap might
> work.
> either way: yes, RH supports PAM, so the question is: "is there a PAM
> module that can authenticat against winXX"

Use pam_winbind.  The pam_smb module is insecure as designed.

-- 
Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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