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Old 05-30-2005, 08:12 AM   #1
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Linux box Authenticate against Active Directory

Dear Fellows,


I m using win2000 server as a DNS server with following details.

IP :
domian :

now i have a red hat linux 9.0 client

Primary dns :
Host :

I can ping my server from linux client , now i want to authenticate my linux box from win200 active directory .

i have created a user "pingpong" in my active directory.

Can any one help for next steps.

Or any other best and easy tutorial for this assignment.

waiting for your positive response.

Old 05-30-2005, 09:07 AM   #2
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my friend...
the tutorial undoubtedly is there but its long...

the next step is to configure your smb.conf, krb5.conf and nsswitch.conf...
and do a domain join...
#>net ads join
check with ...
#>net rpc testjoin...

you are set ...
but as you can expect... you must have all valid configs first...

best luck...
post if you are in problem
Old 05-31-2005, 01:31 AM   #3
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Dear Sir,


Thanks for reply , let me try this.

Have a nice time


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