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Authenticating linux users using Active Directory

Discussion in 'Linux & Open Source' started by Otacon, 27 Jan 2006.

  1. Otacon

    Capodecina

    Joined: 10 Jan 2004

    Posts: 21,923

    Location: All over

    I imagine I'm not the only person in the world who has a few Linux boxes at their work sites to run whatever minor services you can (for political reasons) and forget about them. What I'm looking into is using AD as a backend to authenticate myself and the other administrators.

    What sort of options do I have? Is there a preferred method? Looking at the obvious options available to me (LDAP, Kerberos and winbind), the most commonly suggested method is winbind.
     
  2. Lummux

    Gangster

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 377

    i've done it with winbind, google for some tutorials. and theres a pam module for makeing homedirs that works ok ish!
    good luck!