[TriLUG] ad on linux
jsnonzzr at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 16:25:57 EDT 2007
the stuff mentioned in your email roy is a little above my head right now...
but, that's one of the reasons for doing this, is to look into learning it.
I didn't realize samba could be used to do so much... ill be cracking open
the manual pages on it soon...
also, what does pdc and bdc stand for? i realize they are domain
controllers... not nut sure of the p and the b ( im guessing p = public)
thanks for all the info guys... i now have names to get me started and
and yes, sledgehammers rock
On 4/6/07, Roy Vestal <rvestal at trilug.org> wrote:
> You don't need the sledgehammer.
> I did exactly what you are asking about 3 years ago with Samba 3.x and
> RHEL 3.0 (this was for a corp). Now I've not used it as a PDC, but as a
> We set it up where the domain had full control of the shares on the
> RHEL3 boxes (yes MANY boxes) as well as some Solaris 2.8 boxes (woohoo!
> samba rocks).
> Now with that said, do you really need a PDC?
> Why not just set a linux box up using Samba in a "shares = user" and use
> a password.map structure? Then you can alias groups in the password.map.
> Have 3, 1 for you, i.e. jwatts = jwatts, on for her, jwattsgf =
> jwattsgf, and one for sharing jwandgf = jwandgf. Then in your
> samba.conf file, simply use the group settings for the user structure,
> i.e write users = @jwandgf.
> Samba and CUPS play nicely together so this would solve the issue of
> print sharing. Also, with SWAT, you can do this all via webconsole.
> Jason Watts wrote:
> > i have other reasons for wanting to set up a server client
> > environment, such
> > as file and printer sharing... and i realize i am trying to use a
> > sledgehammer to drive a 3 inch nail ... but I'm also doing this just
> > for the
> > experience too.
> > as far as openldap, no... I'm not really sure whats out there I'm just
> > asking for a few names to get the ball rolling.
> > On 4/6/07, Kevin Kreamer <kevin at kreamer.org> wrote:
> >> Jason Watts wrote:
> >> > I'm wanting to have a *nix based server with windows xp based
> >> clients in
> >> a
> >> > domain type setting.
> >> > to be more specific... i want to make sure my gfhas no install
> >> rights on
> >> > the
> >> > windows pc's
> >> If it's XP or so, and all you are trying to do is limit install rights,
> >> why not just make her a normal user account instead of an admin
> >> Easier than trying to mess around with AD.
> >> Kevin
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