/etc/passwd - Domain Controller Synchronization
Jorge Silva (Jorge Gomes da Silva)
jorgesil at microsoft.com
Fri Dec 5 17:44:21 GMT 1997
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charlie Brady [SMTP:cbrady at ind.tansu.com.au]
> Sent: Friday, December 05, 1997 1:23 AM
> To: Jorge Silva (Jorge Gomes da Silva)
> Cc: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Re: /etc/passwd - Domain Controller Synchronization
> On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, Jorge Silva (Jorge Gomes da Silva) wrote:
> > I'm currently working on a project for a client that relies on Unix
> > for their main applications. Access to Unix applications is done through
> > terminal emulation (vt 100) on Windows PCs.
> > We are implementing a Windows NT network for file an print sharing and
> > support SMS. One of the goals of the project is to achieve an
> > scheme where username and password are exactly the same on Unix and NT.
> You will achieve your objective most easily by ditching Windows NT in
> favour of Linux+samba. It does file and print sharing very well. You will
> then only have one password system to worry about.
[Jorge] Since this is a Microsoft project, as you may imagine, that
is not an alternative. Would Red Hat say to it's customers "Linux ? No, do
it with NT, it does file and print sharing very well" ?
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