[Samba] Is there a way to enforce a single login domain wide

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Oct 13 22:44:34 GMT 2003

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Douglas Phillipson wrote:

> I didn't get any hits on this.  Does that mean it's not possible???
> Has anyone enforced a "single instance" login policy somehow?  Is this a
> reasonable question to ask?

This is not possible. There is no way to do this with MS Windows 200x
server - and there is no way to do this with Samba.

- John T.

> Douglas Phillipson wrote:
>  > I would like to enforce a policy for a user being only able to login
> once anywhere in the Domain.  When you use roaming profiles, the system
> gets confused and leaves the local profile on the client PC if the same
> user logs in on a second machine while they are still loggewd in on the
> first one.  This then causes the Samba profile to NOT get updated on
> logout.  If a user is currently logged on a domain, I need that user to
> be refused if they logon to a second machine until they logoff the first
> machine.  Is this possible with Samba, or would I use some sort of logon
> script to query something and force the user off at their second login
> attempt?  When this problem occurs you have to reboot the machine and
> remove the users local profile so it will again use the roaming profile
> on the samba DC.  Very irritating...
>  >
>  > Thanks
>  >
>  > DSP

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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