[Samba] Samba server as a Primary Domain controller with LDAP

Gary Dale garydale at torfree.net
Sun Nov 4 15:05:27 GMT 2007

I'd say get LDAP working first then worry about Kerberos.

Vijay Thakur wrote:
> What will you say about kerberos to clients authentication.
> */Gary Dale <garydale at torfree.net>/* wrote:
>     Vijay Thakur wrote:
>     > Dear Experts,
>     >
>     > I want to Run a Samba server as a Primary Domain controller in
>     Open Suse 10.3 or Centos 5. This server will serve for 200 windows
>     and linux clients. Users will login in their PC and authentication
>     will be given by Samba Server to all $ MS or Linux computers. All
>     the data and E-mails of the clients will be stored in Linux Server
>     for backup management.
>     >
>     > In this case, tell me the best distro to config the server and
>     client. Send me the web link so i can configure this in quick way
>     with your config steps.
>     >
>     > Vijay Thakur
>     >
>     There is no "best" distro. The differences between them depend on
>     your
>     situation and preferences. Both Open Suse and Centos are good server
>     distros.
>     Visit www.samba.org and look through the guide documents and howto
>     collection for information on configuring Samba to meet your
>     needs. In
>     particular, if you want to authenticate both Windows and Linux
>     clients,
>     you should use LDAP for the backend.
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