[Samba] Win2k Client and Samba server Domain
abartlet at samba.org
Fri Mar 5 01:20:59 GMT 2004
On Wed, 2004-03-03 at 10:45, Matthew Daubenspeck wrote:
> After a lot of searching and some frustration, I finally got a Windows
> 2000 Pro. client joining my test Samba 3.0.2a domain. My only question
> is with the automatic user addition. After the client joined the domain,
> the machinename$ was added to /etc/passwd. Is this necessary?
It is. All samba users must (by some means) be unix users.
> I am
> looking into migrating an 800+ client network to samba, which will
> probably mean a very large /etc/passwd file. :)
And no doubt much larger, by the time you add each user.
> I hate to sound stupid, but is this the only way to get a Win2k box to
> join a Samba domain?
If a large /etc/passwd file scares you, then move to LDAP.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
http://samba.org http://build.samba.org http://hawkerc.net
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