[CentOS] CentOS 5.4 x86_64 authenticating against AD (Server 2008r2)

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Fri Feb 5 12:39:32 UTC 2010

>Just wondering if any of you have been able to setup CentOS 5.4 to authenticate
>against AD on a Server 2008r2 Domain Controller. I am trying to complete this
>particular setup however I have run into some difficulties such as not being able
>to lookup domain users via getent passwd. 

W2k8r2 introduced some changes over w2k3 that make the need for a newer Samba a must
iirc when I did this. Otherwise you can lower the security requirements on the w2k8r2

FWIW, I don't like Samba and would suggest using ldap:)

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