[OpenAFS] Windows clients: suggestions?

Jan-Marc Pilawa j.pilawa@tu-bs.de
Thu, 29 Jul 2004 16:59:37 +0200

Am Donnerstag, 29. Juli 2004 14:43 schrieb Sensei:
> On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 14:04, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> > There is no LDAP involved in Windows account management unless you are
> > using Active Directory.   Windows won't even try to look for it.  If
> > you are using local Windows accounts on individual machines then you
> > must use the local Windows tools to manage those accounts.
> I know. The point is that I would be happy to manage remote accounts,
> not local ones, since kerberos+afs work only when a local windows
> account has the same identifier of the krb principal (as well as the pts
> user). Having 700 accounts and 50 windows machines, is pretty insane to
> make 35000 accounts! :) I'm looking for a solution a la active
> directory, without supplying an AD server, so that I can manage
> everything from one single server (debian stable).

Try http://pgina.xpasystems.com/ this might be what you are looking for. If 
someone has a similar solution which works well with windows 2003 server and 
multiple users (managing and storing profiles not locally), please give me a 
Mit freundlichen Gruessen / Sincerely

Jan Pilawa

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