[Samba] Puzzle -- Logon/Login from Windows XP
holger.krull at gmx.de
Wed Sep 29 11:34:55 GMT 2004
> How do you define and create a domain? And is it difficult to maintain a
> domain as the users change?
Read Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf. It comes with samba.
Make your server a primary domain controller. Just a entry in smb.conf.
Add your Workstations.
Adding users is no problem.
Test before you change your server.
> And what if the Samba server is just one of many servers on a network that
> might have other domains and domain servers? And what if the workstations have
> to access other domains? This is the sort of environment where my system has to
Read about trust relationships. But things can get messy. Who is
managing the other servers? Ask them to join existing domain?
>>Maybe you write a script that mounts the shares with net use and give
>>the samba username with /user:name * to ask for the password.
> Any clues about how to write that script. I'm not a samba expert.
That's not samba issue. More a Windows thing.
Try if giving
net use \\your_server_name\IPC$ /user:validsambausername *
in cmd.exe helps before connecting to the server
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