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Linux nested groups with winbind

We have several RHEL6 servers connected to Active Directory using winbind. All servers are configured identically using a configuration management tool. Servers however produce different results when ...
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Set pam_unix password without knowing current password, having authenticated with pam_winbind

Right, so I have winbind authentication set up for login. However, I think there may still be some situations in which it would be useful for the user to be able to set their unix password (in the ...
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Can I setup a Samba master password?

I want to be able to connect to a Samba share as a specific user but I don't know his password, and I don't want to change it. I did this on Dovecot by setting up a master password, can I do something ...
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Samba: read-only LDAP + additional local users

My server has access to a read-only LDAP where information about 99% of user accounts will reside. On my server I want to configure Samba to use LDAP for authentication. Now and then there will be ...
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Samba + LDAP: Newly created users cannot log in

I'm having a problem where users which recently were created are unable to log in, even though they have been added to the correct groups. When viewing the error logs, I'm getting these errors: ...
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pam_mount of smb share on rhel6, home directory not available for login - probably SELinux?

I'm using the Fedora 12 pam_mount / libHX RPMs on a RHEL 6 x86_64 system to automatically mount home directories from a NetApp system configured with NTFS-only security AD-bound logins work fine - ...
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smbpasswd: Failed to add entry for user

tl;dr Assuming a basic (but functioning) LDAP/PAM configuration, how come smbpasswd fails with this error message when I try to add an existing UNIX/LDAP user to Samba? I have a basic, but working ...
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1answer
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Samba, password change and windows error messages

I moved password quality checking in Samba from check password script to PAM, now when pam_passwdqc or pam_cracklib deny password change the user revives a "Access denied" error, not the standard "The ...
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Samba File Server + PAM + Berkeley DB or Samba + PAM

I've set up VSFTPD with PAM and Berkeley DB before using this article. It's a great article and was really easy to walk through setting it up. Now that I'm setting up Samba, I would like to do the ...
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1answer
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Unix samba accounts sync issue

I have installed samba-server, libpam-smbpass and smbclient on my ubuntu 10.04. And I have uncommented the following in my smb.conf file: security = user [homes] comment = Home Directories ...
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Linux authentication via ADS — allowing only specific groups in PAM

I'm taking the samba / winbind / PAM route to authenticate users on our linux servers from our Active Directory domain. Everything works, but I want to limit what AD groups are allowed to ...
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Linux with AD user accounts - what about root?

Once upon a time I set about getting a Linux server to use our Active Directory for logins, and I got it so that I could login as myself and then work on the server, and SU to root to make system ...
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OpenLDAP, Samba and password aging

I'm configuring a system in which all IT resources are available through a single user-password pair, be it access to shell on the servers, logging to Samba domain, WiFi, OpenVPN, Mantis, etc. (with ...
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1answer
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samba authentication via pam_pwdfile

When starting with the default samba configuration, what settings need to be changed to make samba authenticate it's users through pam? I'm attempting to authenticate samba users via pam, and ...