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Step by Step: Using Samba to join a Windows Domain

Apr 06, 2008, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Judith Myerson)

"In this article, I give you the steps you need to use Samba to join to a Windows domain. The primary domain controller (PDC) will serve as the password server for the domain. If Samba and winbind services are running, turn them off. I will show you how turn them on after you join to the Windows domain. You should save your files at any point in your 'work-in-progress' and restore your originals if you intend to reboot. You should make note of your hard devices listed in your fstab file. Before you start you should ping the server from your intended Linux workstation..."

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