[Samba] Group Policy on Samba - is it possible?
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Sat Sep 25 14:59:17 GMT 2004
On Saturday 25 September 2004 07:09, Ilia Chipitsine wrote:
> > Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >> On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 21:55, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> >>> Hello,
> >>> Is it possible to use Group Policies in Samba (or Samba + OpenLDAP
> >>> etc.)?
> >>> I want to replace Active Directory with Samba (and possibly some other
> >>> tools like OpenLDAP), and Group Policy is a feature I need to have.
> >> Not available at this time - it requires tight integration with Active
> >> Directory, and that's a Samba4 issue. NT4 system policies are the best
> >> you can hope for with Samba 3.0.
> > Do Win2K and XP obey the policy files? I found several ADM templates that
> > for Windows 2K and XP but poledit does not read them.
> Firts, Poledit for w2k supports more templates than poledit for NT4.
> Despite they have the same look.
> Second, several templates will work _only_ under AD domains.
> Third, w2k and XP do support nt4-like domain policies created with
See http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba-Guide.pdf chapter 6.
There is an example of how to configure a desktop profile with all policies
enabled in a manner fully compatible with XPP and 2KP.
- John T.
> >> Andrew Bartlett
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