--- Rob Keeling <rob(a)rjkeeling.freeserve.co.uk>
I'm not the original poster - I've pointed him in
> direction or NIS and he'll sort it :)
I meant "of" not "or".
Not used Debian, but guessing the principles will be
Does getent passwd list NT users? if not you need to
edit nssswitch.conf to
winbind for passwd and Group.
I don't think so. I'll check tomorrow. I tried to hack
nsswitch.conf... not sure about success.
After that yes it is pam, you need to look for a xdm
or similar pam file.
Suse uses a version of pam_unix2 which has a config
file to allow
pam_winbind to just work. I will
try to find an older pam file which layered the
Hmmmm. I suspect this "layered" stuff applies to me.
Are you stuck with using Debian? (Great distro, just
I know how suse
Not really. I've used SuSE for some years - and I
think it's superb (I bought most versions from 6.4
onwards, so I put plenty of cash their way). I grew
tired of the upgrades. Apt-get upgrade gives you a
spanking new updated system in Debian (e.g. when a new
version of KDE or Gnome comes out), and with a Squid
box caching .deb packages, it a dream to administer.
If you can check the getent command, I will get the
config files from work
over to you.
Thanks. I'll check it out tomorrow.
Have I seen your name on the sheflug list by any
Nope. Hertfordshire :)
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