Domain logins

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Mon Sep 29 10:47:57 GMT 1997

On Mon, 29 Sep 1997, Dave Wreski wrote:

> Hi all.  I recently (like, today :) posted a message about the best way to
> manage two samba servers and ten or so Windows NT 4.0 and 3.51 Workstation
> machines.
> I'm not sure if my question was clear, and I've also gathered more
> information about what exactly I want to do.
> These are all 3.51 and 4.0 workstation machines; there is no NT server
> involved.  All workstations and two samba servers are in the same
> workgroup.
> My users are complaining that they have to log into the samba servers and
> login to their local NT workstation 'server' machine, where we are keeping
> the local network data.
> The two samba servers are used for intranet staging servers.
> Currently the users are logging into one NT 3.51 workstation that I'm
> treating as a server, as it has several shares set up that the rest of the
> NT workstation users use.

i have to maintain two user databases at the moment: one for unix, and 
one for the experimental NT 4 workstation.  pain, pain.
> Can I use the 'netlogin', I believe its called, feature to enable easier
> user-level authentication?

not yet...  do you remember that obscure technical post a month ago?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton (lkcl at
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