[Samba] Linux Desktop as Windows Machine Logon

Alberto Moreno portsbsd at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 15:58:48 MDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 2:40 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> John

Hi John.

Thanks for your quick answer.

Just to add, with Centos using authconfig-tui u setup your machine to
authenticated vs ldap, it works, this change nsswitch.conf, after this
u can use the users from ldap inside Centos.

Just need to verify pam, thanks John.

LIving the dream...

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