[Samba] 2 (Suse), one NT 4 server machine and 5 user database s???

Roy, Kirk ROYK at cder.fda.gov
Fri Oct 3 18:14:00 GMT 2003

Scott Simmons wrote:
> I currently have a setup of 1 NT 4.0 PDC server and to SUSE 
> boxes sharing via a samba share.  I seem to have to make 5 
> different usename/password databases.  1 for NT,  2 for each 
> SuSe box (One Linux
> and one Samba).   Is there a way to have 1 or maybe two databases to
> update?  I've read about LDAP on other connections but I'm a 
> little confused as to what is the best approach.  
> Oh I'm using Webmin to update the systems, if that helps.   
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

I'm sure you'll get better answers for more knowledgable folks than me :)
but check out domain level security. The O'Reilly book
(http://us4.samba.org/samba/docs/using_samba/toc.html) has good info on it
in chapter 4 under "Samba as a Domain Member Server".


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