Samba 2.0.7 PDC and MS-Exchange/SNA Server
Fabricio Bianco Abreu
Fabricio at tc.df.gov.br
Tue Jul 25 20:30:08 GMT 2000
I think this one got lost in the flood of TNG update posts.
To make sure we all know what products and technologies are involved lets
- MS Windows Nt v. 4.0 (service pack 4)
- MS Exchange Server v. 5.0 (service pack 2)
- MS SNA Server v. 3.0
> De: Fabricio Bianco Abreu[SMTP:Fabricio at tc.df.gov.br]
> Responder: Fabricio at tc.df.gov.br
> Enviada: Terça-feira, 18 de Julho de 2000 14:37
> Para: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM
> Assunto: Samba 2.0.7 PDC and MS-Exchange/SNA Server
> Products belonging to Microsoft BackOffice family (e.g. MS Exchange
> MS SNA Server and MS SQL Server) may use WinNT domain controllers
> information about users and domain groups to implement access methods for
> their own services.
> Given these cenarios:
> - MS Exchange may assign mailboxes to a certain domain user;
> - MS SNA Server may assign rights to a certain domain group access a pool
> logical units.
> I REALLY need to migrate a full MS Network to a linux/unix/samba
> environment. Six NT machines are providing login, profiles, file, Exchange
> and SNA services to about 400 Win95 workstations.
> Questions are:
> - Are these products able to use Samba 2.0.7 Domain Controller
> functionalities concerning users and groups??
> - Would MS Exchange Server perceive Samba 2.0.7 as a NT DC and perform
> authentication to its mailboxes users?? As I see it, it resembles the
> - Would Win95 workstations share files and printers on a user level base
> opposition to share level sharing) having Samba 2.0.7 for domain
> I am not interested on User Manager or Server Manager stuff. It is not an
> issue if I have to use a Samba box to administer user information on such
> Sorry for my lame English.
> Best regards,
> Fabricio Bianco Abreu
> Network Manager
> Tribunal de Contas do Distrito Federal - Brazil.
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