If anyone has anything to add to this thread please move it slug-chat@xxxxxxxxxxx If you are answering Phillipus question, please use that thread. Thus spake Jeff Waugh, on Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 07:28:27PM +1000: > <quote who="Andre Pang"> > > > > Somebody have a good docs/HOWTO about mapping users in NT to the Linux? > > > > in another note, please learn how to find out the information yourself via > > google/HOWTOs/etc. just as an exercise, i typed in "map usernames from > > windows to linux with samba" into google and it was third hit. > > Is everyone suddenly so overcome with Mr. Moen and Mr. Raymond's essay into > the "correct way to show respect to those groovier than thou", that random > flamings of eager learners on the SLUG list are now acceptable? > > For all your haste to judge Phillipus' email, you've missed the opportunity > to answer the bloody question (ie. using winbind). Phillipus may not have > come up Rick and Eric's high-falutin' standards, but I would hope that the > more knowledgeable participants on the SLUG list would think about their own > learning experiences when posting these sorts of replies. Just be kind, > please.  > > > Back to our regularly scheduled program: > > Phillipus, you can find out more about Winbind here: > > http://open-projects.linuxcare.com/research-papers/winbind-08162000.html > > There's also a fair bit of documentation in the tarball itself. Keep in mind > that you'll have to deal with PAM issues, as well as all the usual Windows > authentication issues, so you may want to familiarise yourself with it too. > > Winbind lets you basically ignore the linux machine's authentication system, > letting the PDC handle it all. You might also want to look at pam_smb, which > is less flexible, but quicker to set up and deal with for smaller tasks. -- Cheers, Craige.
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