samba in a win2k ad domain

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Jan 23 15:40:20 GMT 2001

"Homsey, Michael (TIP, Epping)" wrote:
> This may have been answered already but ...
> I attempting to have a solaris samba server appear in a 
> windows 2000 active directory domain. Configuring to have 
> samba authenticate against the domain. win2k ad can
> talk ntlm to down level servers (normally goes the 
> kerberos route), but how ...
> pointers v welcome


Samba currently requires a mixed mode DC in the Win2k domain
to provide the SAMR interface to the domain accounts.
Other than that, it works just like a normal Windows NT 4 domain.

Cheers, jerry

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