[Samba] share level access and Windows XP
chris at realcomputerguy.com
Wed Jul 23 18:15:33 GMT 2003
On Wednesday 23 July 2003 13:54, Dan Gapinski wrote:
> XP home cannot log onto domains at all.
Rather disappointing what they did with it.
All is not lost, however. I have successfully used X-Setup from Xteq Systems
(http://www.xteq.com/) to at least enable "domain participation" close to the
level of a Win9x type system (not a "domain member").
Two drawbacks are that domain logon scripts are not run and auto-login is
required; but since the PC's with XP Home on them belong to individuals and
not the company (which wouldn't order an XP Home PC) the drawbacks are not
serious and it allows them easy access to the shares on the domain without
extra password entries.
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