[Samba] Re: Group Policy for Win2k/XP
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Thu Jun 26 18:04:54 GMT 2003
I am logging into a Samba server on an HP9000. I read the HOWTO that John
has been recommended (chapter 18) multiple times, but I think pieces are
missing in the explanation for this stuff, unless I'm just inept. ;)
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|$&| |__| | | |__/ | \| _| | novosirj at umdnj.edu - 973/972.0922 (2-0922)
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On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, admir wrote:
> What server are you using for your users to log in?
> Is it samba or win2000? If it is samba then take a look at samba howto head
> 3 at samba.org . It is telling you there how to change registry for machines
> to set diferent path for profile and policy updates. If you are using
> win2000 server just install active directory and look at Microsoft.com for
> info how to deploy security and policy settings in Active Directory.
> I have not done this in a long time. That is all I can tell you for now.
> "Ryan Novosielski" <novosirj at umdnj.edu> wrote in message
> news:Pine.HPX.4.55.0306261102080.20829 at njmsa.umdnj.edu...
> > Sorry to re-send, but I think this may have gotten missed last time,
> > possibly because of the inaccurate subject line. Can someone throw me a
> > bone here? I am very lost as far as this one part of the administration
> > goes.
> > Thanks for any help you can provide!
> > The thing that I have been having great difficulty understanding, and this
> > could be because of lack of Windows knowledge but bear with me, is how you
> > can have DIFFERENT policy files based on... well, anything. I know group
> > support is limited... how about even based on NetBIOS name as I can easily
> > get that from %m at least. I know, for example, the profile of a Win2k
> > machine will be located in \\SERVER\NETLOGON\Default Profile, but what if
> > I want to have one for lab PC's and one for Office PC's, and for some
> > remote sites, none at all, just authentication? I know how to implement
> > policies per user, too, but I don't want to have to login as the user, set
> > the policy and then save the policy and log out. How can I apply a policy
> > to a user based on some arbitrary information? Is the logon script early
> > enough to do some work behind the scenes to smylink the proper files into
> > the right place, or... am I totally off track here? I'm sure this is
> > something everyone does, but I can't for the life of me figure out the way
> > to make this stuff apply to different users differently.
> > PS: This information would be EXCEEDINGLY helpful to have in the HOWTO.
> > The Oreilly book covers it a little, but... not that much either.
> > ---- _ _ _ _ ___ _ _ _
> > |Y#| | | |\/| | \ |\ | | | Ryan Novosielski - Jr. UNIX Systems Admin
> > |$&| |__| | | |__/ | \| _| | novosirj at umdnj.edu - 973/972.0922 (2-0922)
> > \__/ Univ. of Med. and Dent. | IST/ACS - NJMS Medical Science Bldg - C630
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