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Exploring Samba and Active Directory Integration Options

Oct 24, 2007, 05:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sander Van Vugt)

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"In an ideal integrated network, Samba and Windows Active Directory work flawlessly together, without giving their administrators any problems. But more often than not, getting Linux and Windows servers to work side by side can be a challenge. Integration between the two can be accomplished in many ways: using Active Directory as an authentication backend for Samba users; using Samba as a domain member in Active Directory; or using Samba as a domain controller in Active Directory. Let's take a closer look at some of the options available..."

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