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Re: Authentication With Samba

From: Brad <svn_at_molandernet.com>
Date: 2005-06-13 16:34:39 CEST

Tryst,
    Yes and its far easier than it sounds. The only issue I have is that
users have to enter in the fully qualified domain user name such as
"DOMAIN\USER". That depends on your domain scoping though. But it works
fine other than that. I have the authentication hooked up through PAM.
Apache can authenticate with PAM through mod_auth_pam.

Get your system authenticating first:
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Adding_a_Samba_Server_into_an_existing_AD_Domain

And then use mod_auth_pam to get apache authenticating. Basically, just
don't specify a password file.

Brad

On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 14:38 +0100, Hughes, Trystan wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I am about to roll out Subversion across my company and have just realised that the company users use SAMBA (http://us1.samba.org/samba/) for its login/authentication process.
>
> This isn;t exactly Windows domain authentication, so was wondering if I would be able to let Subversion use Apache to pickup the users SAMBA login credentials so that they can automatically login (like Windows Domain Authentication works).
>
> Is this at all possible?
>
> Thanks
>
> Tryst
>
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