[CentOS] windows auth in linux world

Fabian Arrotin fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net
Thu Nov 6 17:19:42 UTC 2008

RobertH wrote:
> it is not my expertise so i need to get some direction please so i can
> google better on this one.
> looks like to many choices and i am sure some are time wasters.
> for those of you that have done it, what is your recommendation on the
> absolute easiest / fastest implementation to get a centos file (space)
> server to auth from a windows domain controller?
> do you need more info?
> i know i do and have asked the windows admin if we need more than a login
> and password or login/domain and password etc.
> thanks in advance.
>  - rh

Configure samba to enter the domaine (with security = ADS or security = 
domain , depending on your windows domain) , join the domain, use 
winbind to resolv windows users/group, modify /etc/nsswitch.conf and 
start using the samba server
More informations on the samba website of course

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