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Samba users on Linux

Posted on 2004-04-29
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Last Modified: 2008-03-10
Hello everybody,

I've got a question for anyone with mucho samba skills, or at least the skills I completely seem to lack.

I have an installation with the following basic configuration.

Windows NT 4.X running as our PDC for users and such, with several linux boxes running various flavors but all are at least RH 7.2 with any/alll RH provided patches bug-fixes.

In particular we have one server we'd like the users to be able to login using their regular network login/password. So I setup Samba/Winbind to accomodate the users but I've obviously missed something.

When I use wbinfo -u I get a list of users i.e.;


But I do not see our Domain as part of the list. I think I should see


Examples that I found for the configurations

at http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Linux/Q_20399908.html?query=samba+nt+pdc+authentication&searchType=all
and http://www.samba.org/samba/devel/docs/html/winbind.html 

don't mention this problem.As it stands, I have tried several user logins from the standard login screen and they do not work, unix defined users work fine.

Below is a snippet of my relevant files (at least the one's I believe are relevant).
--- smb.conf - begin -----

   workgroup = work1
   server string = Joe's Research Box
   hosts allow = 192.168. 127.
   printcap name = /etc/printcap
   load printers = yes
   printing = lprng
   log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
   max log size = 0
   security = domain
   password server = work1-pdc   # added 4/29/04 - jg
   winbind separator =+
   winbind uid = 10000-20000
   winbind gid = 10000-20000
   winbind enum users = yes
   template homedir=/home/winnt/%D/%U
   template shell = /bin/bash
   winbind use default domain = yes
   encrypt passwords = yes
   smb passwd file = /etc/sambauth      
   unix password sync = Yes

--- smb.conf - end ---

--- /etc/pam.d/login - start ----

required     /lib/security/pam_securetty.so
auth       required     /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=system-auth
auth       required     /lib/security/pam_nologin.so
account    required     /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=system-auth
password   required     /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=system-auth
session    required     /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=system-auth
session    optional     /lib/security/pam_console.so
auth       sufficient   /lib/security/pam_winbind.so use_first_pass
auth       sufficient   /lib/security/pam_unix.so use_first_pass
account    sufficient   /lib/security/pam_winbind.so use_first_pass

---- /etc/pam.d/login - stop -----

Any help would be greatly appreciated, Please let me know if I need to post any further information.


Joe G.
Question by:jgilligan1
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