Pam winbind Link

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Introduction

To enable users to authenticate to an NT4 or Active Directory (AD) domain, PAM must be able to locate the pam_winbind.so library provided by Samba. Create a link in the PAM modules directory to enable PAM to use Winbind.



Determining the Platform

To determine the operating system's platform:

# uname -m



Locating the pam_winbind.so Library

If you built Samba, the location of the pam_winbind.so library was set using the configure script's --with-pammodulesdir parameter. The default location is /usr/local/samba/lib/security/pam_winbind.so.

To locate the library, run:

# find / -type f -name pam_winbind.so
/usr/local/samba/lib/security/pam_winbind.so

Link the library from this directory to your operating system's PAM module directory.



Operating System-specific Examples

Red Hat-based Operating Systems

x86_64

# ln -s /usr/local/samba/lib/security/pam_winbind.so /lib64/security/


i686

# ln -s /usr/local/samba/lib/security/pam_winbind.so /lib/security/


Debian-based Operating Systems

x86_64

# ln -s /usr/local/samba/lib/security/pam_winbind.so /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/security/


i686

# ln -s /usr/local/samba/lib/security/pam_winbind.so /lib/i368-linux-gnu/security/


SUSE-based Operating Systems

x86_64

# ln -s /usr/local/samba/lib/security/pam_winbind.so /lib64/security/


i686

# ln -s /usr/local/samba/lib/security/pam_winbind.so /lib/security/