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

Torsten Martinsen torsten at tiscali.dk
Thu May 13 21:32:59 BST 2004

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Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Torsten Martinsen wrote:
>> 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 
>> <http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/winbindd.8.html>.
> That's just PAM authentication (or nss in the case you mention).. 
> nothing new there.  That's why I said 'in some form' :) 

I realize that, but I just wanted to point out that the users need not 
exist locally on the machine.


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