CVS+SSH + samba/winbind authenication to windows
davidr at skyforge.net
Thu Jan 19 11:12:43 GMT 2006
good day all,
As the subject says, We are using samba 3
which is configured to talk to AD (windows 2000 servers). I can use
wbinfo -u/t/r/g fine. I can also see the shares fine.
Now the reason I set this up was to allow the programmers to use cvs
and their nt logon passwords. I have done this via cvs + ssh which
works fine. we are trying to move to a SSO (single sign on) system.
Now every now and then it all stops authenticating users. I am unable
to see the domain/users/groups and the cvs users are unable to login
and do their stuff.
Now when this happens I normally check the server to see if samba is
still running, check the logs and other stuff too. When it isnt, I
normally restart the samba services and away they go.
But the few other times I have done this, I have had to remove the
computer account from AD, wait a while and re add it. Some times just
resetting the computer account works.
Now this is becoming a real problem. I am really unsure where the
actually problem is and I believe it to be the windows side of it.
Since sometimes when the users cant login via cvs. I can still see
the domain and user accounts from the samba server. Aslo sometimes it
just stops, I dont do anything and its working again.
Today i thought it might be ssh. But since that is the main method
for me to connect to the server, I really dont want to mess with
that. I have actually changed a few things with ssh and I am still
getting the problem.
Does any one have any ideas or other views on this which could help
me solve this issue.
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