[Samba] winbind authentication with fallback

Christian Merrill cmerrill at redhat.com
Tue Jan 11 19:10:29 GMT 2005

Pau Capdevila wrote:

>We use Active Directory users to login into our GNU/Linux workstations.
>If the network is down, is there any way to use a fallback method to
>login with the same profile (user, homedir, etc)?
>Thank you,
On windows you can do this because the domain account information is 
cached after an initial local logon.  I'm not sure of any way to 
replicate this behavior on Linux -- and perhaps a more important 
question would be: from a security standpoint would you really want to?


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