[Wolves] Samba Authentication against SBS 2000

Martyn Carey lists at kryogenix.co.uk
Wed Oct 20 16:14:09 BST 2004

I have to disagree,

Winbind is designed for windows NT domains this is different entirely to 
active directory. Samba is compatbile with windows NT 4 domains only.

Also sbs server only entitles you to one server per domain be it nix or 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Old Dan" <dan at dannyboy.dnsalias.org>
To: "Wolverhampton Linux User Group" <wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 1:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Wolves] Samba Authentication against SBS 2000

> Chris Ball wrote:
>> okay, this might seem like a silly question, but i've moved the datafiles 
>> for our accounts stuff onto a small linux server, and i was wondering if 
>> i could set up samba, so it would use the AD server for authentication?
>> this is possible with Small Business Server 2000?
> Yeah - look into winbindd which allows samba to authenticate against AD 
> servers (and hence SBS).
> -- 
> Dan
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