Getting somewhere in my samba adventures... slowly
peter at cadcamlab.org
Fri Jun 30 00:15:04 GMT 2000
[Mauricio Tavares <raub at gator.net>]
> What I envision is to have people to log into to their NT/W98/W95/W2K
> boxes anad have that l/p already take care of what they have access
> to in the unix box.
Are you currently using an NT domain controller? If so, this stage
should be relatively easy. Set the following parameters:
workgroup = DOMAIN_NAME
encrypt passwords = true
password server = YOUR_NT_PDC
Then either set
security = server
for generic pass-through authentication, or go whole hog and actually
join the domain (faster and more secure):
security = domain
If you want to use `security = domain', you must actually join the
domain in question. Get on the PDC as an administrator, go to Start ->
Programs -> Administrative Tools -> Server Manager, and add your
computer name to the domain. Then hop back on your Unix box as root
and run `smbpasswd -j DOMAIN_NAME -r YOUR_NT_PDC'.
Either way your Unix user list needs to match the NT user list (or you
can provide a username map), although the Unix passwords don't matter
as they will be ignored.
> I plan in the end to run the unix box as primary server for the
> localnet and have our current NT server as secondary, asking the unix
> box for anything it may need such as usernames and stuff.
That'll be a bit more effort.... (:
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