help using /etc/passwd (through pam) with samba

Corey Edwards tensai at
Fri Feb 11 15:55:13 MST 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 15:50, Spencer Gibb wrote:
> fat fingered,
> I found that I need to use pam, this is my pam config, but it doesn't
> work.  Ideas

Have you enabled plaintext passwords? You cannot use pam if you are
using encrypted passwords due to NTLM limitations. When set to plaintext
passwords, Samba defaults to trying pam first.


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