[Samba] QUESTION: security=ads vs. security=domain

Andrew Smith-MAGAZINES andrew.smith.06 at bbc.co.uk
Wed Oct 15 15:47:25 GMT 2003

It gives native membership to Windows 2K (Active Directory) domains which is required to participate in a W2k domain if you are not running in mixed mode. Also gives kerberised authentication to Samba shares which is nice for security and single sign-on.

-----Original Message-----
From: Errol.Fouquet at mms.gov [mailto:Errol.Fouquet at mms.gov]
Sent: 15 October 2003 15:53
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: [Samba] QUESTION: security=ads vs. security=domain

Can someone explain to me what "ADS" buys me over "Domain" for a member
We just started implementing Samba 3.0 and want to understand what the new
ADS security buys us.

Errol Fouquet - UNIX SysAdmin 
Minerals Management Service, DOI 

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