[Samba] Samba as a domain controller for Linux workstations?

Alysson Chen bunny.suicide.boink at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 06:43:27 GMT 2005

I came across this product called Quro

It seems to have a web-based centralised management console that
allows you to configure ldap and samba without having to edit smb.conf
file. It supposedly comes with a migration tool to migrate all NT/2000
server users profiles to a Linux server too.


>>Well, basically I only wanted to know how would it look if we wanted one 
>>day to switch the whole company or half of it to Linux workstations.
>>So I can see, there are lots of approaches, but there are some serious 
>>- no standard, as Samba in a Windows world (i.e., widely used)
>>- laptop users will have a problem if they are out of the company building
>>- have to engineer, build, test, everything from scratch; with Samba, 
>>90% of work is editing the smb.conf file
>>What we talk about is a little not very specific to this Samba group, 
>>but certainly it is nice to hear how the things can be solved in the 
>>UNIX/Linux environment.

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