[Samba] Re: Why would I want Active Directory (rather, how t o argue against it?)

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Mon Apr 28 19:40:34 GMT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian J. Murrell [mailto:brian at interlinx.bc.ca]

> > - Single Sign-On via Kerberos
> OK.  Actually I understood this feature.  I am just wondering how it
> applies in an MS network.  SSO to all of what?  If my DCs are my
> file/printer server(s) (let's say I mirror the data contents 
> of my PDC to
> my BDC as well -- afterall what's the point of the BDC if the PDC goes
> down and it has all of the shares on it?) what else would SSO 
> authenticate
> me to?  I had kinda suspected Exchange if it was present in 
> the network,
> but am not sure.  But what else is there to authenticate to a 
> netowrk of MS services?

RAS (Remote Access Service) for dialins or PPTP connections.

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