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IBM Tutorial: Using Samba as a Primary Domain Controller

Apr 24, 2002, 22:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Syroid)

[ Thanks to Frank for this link. ]

"When you finish this tutorial, you'll know how to:

  • Install Samba using the Redhat package manager (RPM) or by compiling the program from source.
  • Configure the Samba server as a PDC (Primary Domain Controller).
  • Configure the server to support roaming profiles.
  • Configure the server to support netlogons.
  • Create the required administrative directories on the server, and set their permissions as appropriate.
  • Create user and machine (trust) accounts on the domain controller.
  • Configure the client machines to join the domain.
  • And troubleshoot any basic problems that may arise in the above process..."

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