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NAME

        auth_smb - nnrpd Samba authenticator
 

SYNOPSIS

        auth_smb server [backup_server] domain
 

DESCRIPTION

        This program does authentication for nnrpd against an SMB server.  It
        passes the received username and password to server for validation in
        the specified SMB domain.  A backup server may optionally be supplied;
        if it is missing, only server is used.
 
        If authentication is successful, the original username is returned as
        the authentication identity.  Brief errors, including incorrect pass‐
        word and failure contacting the server, are logged.
readers.conf(5) fragment grants access to users who can
        authenticate against an SMB server:
 
            auth windows {
                auth: "auth_smb pdc.example.com bdc.example.com USERS"
                default-domain: "users.example.com"
            }
 
            access internal {
                users: "*@users.example.com"
                newsgroups: example.*
            }
 
        Access is granted to the example.* groups after successful authentica‐
        tion.
 

BUGS

        We should link against an external SMB library rather than maintain one
        within the INN source tree.
 

HISTORY

        Originally written October 2000 by Krischan Jodies
        <krischan@jodies.cx>, based heavily on pam_smb v1.1.6 by David Airlie
        <airlied@samba.org>.  This documentation was written by Jeffrey M.
        Vinocur <jeff@litech.org>.
 
        $Id: auth_smb.8 5989 2002-12-12 23:07:49Z vinocur $
readers.conf(5)
 

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