[Samba] GPO or similar for fedora?

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 00:14:50 UTC 2019

Ansible allows one to configure “GPO like” items for both Linux and

There may be a requirement for a newer “Windows Management Framework” or
WMF installed on Windows machines, but you would want that anyway.

On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 12:48 PM Rowland Penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:13:24 -0300
> Carlos Bordon via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> > This is beacuse all workstations are windows, but we are thinking
> > migrate to fedora.
> The OS to use is up to you, but I would carefully consider which and
> not choose one just because it is shiny ;-)
> > i already have all the users in samba DC.
> > We access to internet and others apps with user from DC.
> > because of that, we need both systems for now
> Both systems ? what does this mean ?
> Basically it boils down to not being able to use GPO's on Linux
> machines (well not without a third party app and these severely limit
> what GPO's you can use). Everything else should work except for
> specific Windows apps and there are usually Linux apps to replace these.
> Rowland
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