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Re: Authentication With Samba

From: Kevin T. Broderick <kbroderick_at_boltonvalley.com>
Date: 2005-06-13 15:41:20 CEST

On 13 Jun 2005, at 9:38 AM, 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?

If you can get PAM to auth against the desired back end on the
webserver, then you can use apache's mod_auth_pam to get apache to
use PAM for web-based logins. I'd expect there to be a way to get
PAM to auth against Samba, possibly with winbindd, but I haven't
tried that myself.

Kevin Broderick, Bolton Valley IT Department
kbroderick@boltonvalley.com / 802.434.6807 (V) / 802.329.6807 (F)

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