Initial info on Samba?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu Apr 30 14:09:07 GMT 1998


You shoudl orbably forward you questions to the main samba mailing
list.  This one really is for dealing with the devleopment of Samba as a
PDC for NT domains.


Chance W. Eppinette wrote:
> Hello,
> We are getting ready to setup some small 6-12 station labs in some
> of our Dorms.  We will be using the thin-client scenario where the
> clients will be served from a CITRIX NT box for most applications.
> We have a fairly large SUN box where all student accounts are located
> for email, web purposes, etc.
> We would like to be able to make the thin-client logon authentication
> back to the NT box be in sync with the user account on the SUN box.
> Also, we would like for any specific profiles, such as Netscape
> settings, application settings, etc, to be resident with the
> SUN account.  Also any files created with WINTEL environment would be
> saved back to shares on the SUN box.
> I kindof gather that SAMBA can do this, but I would really appreciate
> any backup of this.  Also if anyone out there is doing this or something
> similar, could you feel us in on any hurdles we need to be looking for?
> Thanks for any info,
> Chance Eppinette
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                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
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