[Samba] Linux Desktop as Windows Machine Logon

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 15:40:25 MDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Alberto Moreno <portsbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi people.
>  I would like to know if this is possible.
>  Working with windows is easy to login, automatically add the user
> home folder and shares, easy.
> I would like to know, is this behavior could be setup in a Linux
> Desktop, I would like to setup this with Centos+Ubuntu desktops.
>  Both machines running Desktop software, cannot authenticated against
> LDAP, I already setup ldap clients on both machines, by ssh I can
> access using my LDAP credentials, the LDAP servers is my PDC running
> samba+ldap and works.
>  But wet I try to login with some user from LDAP to Desktop session it
> won't accept my user, I even setup inside each Gnome session the ldap
> settings.
Yes that works for me under gentoo. You need to however setup pam and
nsswitch to use ldap.


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