RFC: Wine and PAM integration

Andriy Palamarchuk apa3a at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 23 10:08:14 CDT 2002

--- Martin Wilck <Martin.Wilck at fujitsu-siemens.com>
> > Integration with PAM allows Wine to provide
> > authentication services for Windows applications
> > through Windows API. PAM has modules for native
> Unix
> > authentication, Samba, flat files, relational
> > databases.
> Did you have a look at the LogonUser()
> implementation I 
> submitted last week?

Yes, I reviewed it, thank you for the example.

> > As you see Wine won't know anything about NT
> domains.
> > I was thinking about passing service name through
> > domain name parameter.
> I strongly disagree.
> I think the domain should be the domain, and nothing
> else.


> But you can do these things with nss switch.
> With windbind properly configured, getpwnam() and
> friends 
> will work with the PDC through winbind.

As I uderstand from your explanation we can use PAM
for authentication and standard Unix calls for other
user management needs, is this correct?


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