[cvsnt] Re: Linux and Windows Single-Sign-On

Torsten Martinsen torsten at tiscali.dk
Wed May 12 18:46:08 BST 2004

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Tony Hoyle wrote:

>PAM should allow this, as long as the users exist in some form on the
>Linux box (which I assume they do from your description).  
That's actually not necessary with winbind. With

    passwd:         files winbind
    group:          files winbind

in /etc/nsswitch.conf, winbind authenticates Active Directory users even 
though they are not listed in /etc/passwd. This is alll very well 
described in the Samba docs 


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