[OpenAFS] Windows Logon Scripts

Mike Bydalek mbydalek@contentconnections.com
Tue, 06 Dec 2005 12:52:33 -0700

Christopher D. Clausen wrote:
> Mike Bydalek wrote:
>> One of the caveats to using the Kerberos logins is that you need a
>> local account, which contains a local profile.
> Uhh, you do NOT need local accounts.  You can use an Active Directory 
> Domain and correctly set a domain trust to the MIT Realm.  Such a 
> trust exists between UIUC.EDU (MIT) -> AD.UIUC.EDU (MS AD) -> 
> ACM.UIUC.EDU (MIT).  These AD accounts also have the user accounts 
> setup to have @UIUC.EDU principals for each account in order for the 
> trust to work.  I didn't set that part up, so I'm not sure how to do 
> it, but it is possible.
> Perhaps I am not understanding your setup though.  To you WANT to use 
> local accounts?  Do you have Active Directory setup already?
No, I don't *want* to use local accounts at all, but I don't want to use 
AD either as I do *not* want a Windows Domain.

I guess the best thing to do would be to use Samba to manage all of the 
Windows machines as this will give me everything I need (esp. with 

Thanks for all the suggestions.