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Managing Linux and Mac Fileshares in Windows

Sep 14, 2009, 21:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"One solution to the problem comes from open source vendor Likewise. The company released Likewise Open 5.3 last week under the GPLv2 license, providing a new open source solution for access and authentication across Windows, Mac and Linux platforms.

"Likewise developers see their solution as being competitive with Samba which ships with all Linux distributions, but note that Likewise Open does the directory piece as well.

""From a pragmatic standpoint, there is really just one directory infrastructure that is the corporate mainstay. That is Active Directory," Krishna Ganugapati, vice president of engineering at Likewise told InternetNews.com."

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