[CentOS] FreeIPA

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 17:36:25 UTC 2009

Craig White wrote:
> All of the networks that I have setup and maintain use LDAP for
> authentication (Linux/Macintosh/Windows) and use a Samba PDC/BDC, DNS,
> DHCP, etc. and in fact, use the same users $HOME directory regardless of
> which OS they log into. I have also adapted automounts for Linux &
> Macintosh users into LDAP but Windows users mount shares via login
> scripts. I have also been using WPKG for automatic software installation
> on Windows systems.
> I don't have much interest in SME myself. FreeIPA seemed to have the
> whole bundle.

The place where SME becomes interesting is where someone who doesn't 
know Linux wants a server for a home or small office setting mostly 
running windows - and they want to install and maintain it themselves 
instead of having you do it for them.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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