[SAMBA4] Samba appliance for terminal servers

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Aug 11 08:54:30 GMT 2006

On Fri, 2006-08-11 at 14:20 +0800, Steven McCoy wrote:
> Hello,
> I have created a Samba 4 appliance: miru directory server, that can be
> installed on a generic PC or embedded system like PC Engines WRAP.  It uses
> Samba 4 TP2 ontop of FreeBSD 6.1 and is simlar to m0n0wall, FreeNAS, and
> pfSense.  About a 12MB download for the entire system, a slightly larger
> 526MB demo with Ubuntu LTSP is also available.
>   http://developer.novell.com/wiki/index.php/miru_directory_server
> Its all configurable via a web interface, the Samba configuration and
> databases are generated at boot from one XML configuration file which also
> configures the rest of the system.  I chose Samba 4 as it should be simpler
> to use than Samba 3 + OpenLDAP and more compatible than a straight NIS or
> Kerberos 5 database.  All the details should be available on the wiki,
> including screenshots of every web page.
> There is a big caveat about Windows clients though, the project is
> ultimately to allow terminal users to use the same account for Linux and
> Windows 2003 Terminal Server, however I don't have this and have no
> experience of using Microsoft Active Directory, the Kerberos keytab is not
> saved and the Samba interface is over simplified to just users and groups,
> no computers.  I am hoping some people can help out with the minimum
> requirements to support Windows terminal servers.

This is really, really interesting, and I'm really eager to help you
make the most of this setup, particularly with both Windows and Linux

As to the requirements for the terminal server, mostly this is just the
same as the requirements for a Windows domain member client. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.                  http://redhat.com
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