Why so much user's accounts
awilliam at whitemice.org
Thu Jul 22 09:34:57 GMT 1999
> Is smbpasswd the only way to auth SAMBA users?
> We use over 50 Linux (NIS Client) and NT workstations (lilo multi-boot).
> We've 1 server LINUX for SAMBA + NIS Server,
> we've 1 server LINUX for E-mail + NIS Client,
> we've 1 server NT 4 for PDC.
> So there's :
> 1 unix account for each UNIX User
> 1 account for each NT user.
> How can we minimize the number of user account (only 1 / user for UNIX,
> NT, E-mail) ?
> Can we think : SAMBA become PDC so using NIS for all authentification
> is the best way ?
> What about NIS+ ?
Use an LDAP server, pam & nss ldap on the Linux clients (I've got about 100),
a Samba PDC using the LDAP server as it's backend (hence NT uses LDAP
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