AW: Question On Remote access

Dirk Kastens dkastens at
Wed Feb 21 09:06:38 GMT 2001


> Question on samba 2.07. I am running Solaris 2.7 with
> NIS and I use the NIS for Password authentication,  I
> am looking at setting up a RAS server using NT will it
> be able to use the NIS server to verify the users?
> Just let me know if any one has tried this.

NIS will only be used to authorize a user to connect a
network drive. NT knows nothing about the NIS users.
If you want to authenticate NT users via NIS you need
something like NIS-GINA for NT.


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