Advantages of native ADS membership??

Gerald Carter jerry at
Thu Jan 17 08:05:03 GMT 2002

On Thu, 17 Jan 2002, Volker Lendecke wrote:

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> Hi!
> Probably a *very* stupid question... What's the big thing about being
> a native ADS member? Samba 2.2 is able to join a W2K domain that is in
> native mode only, passwords are successfully checked. What I did not
> test yet is the access from W2k member workstations to that server, so
> this question might be really stupid.

> Assuming that I can access the Samba server from a W2k workstation,
> why would I want to be a kerberized ADS member?

Shutting off NTLM, access to Universal groups, etc...I'm sure someone
will add others.

chau, jerry
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