Samba and Microsoft Active Directory

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Oct 5 20:03:38 GMT 2000

Matthew Foust wrote:
> Are there any plans to integrate Samba with MS 
> Active Directory?
> Of course, I would rather use NIS, but I seem to 
> be having my hand forced.   Any info anyone 
> would have would be great.

Yes, but this is not even in the implementing stage.
If you can convince your NT admins to keep a mixed
mode DC on the network, samba can continue to operate
in domain mode security.

cheers, jerry
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