Linux - NetworkingThis forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
well what are you looking at doing? most distro's have winbind, kerberos and ldap (usally openldap).
From that list of programs i'm guessing your going to be looking into a Samba PDC?
if so there is a fair amount of information on my website listed below about OpenLDAP clients, OpenLDAP servers, Winbind authenicating against ADS, Setting up a Samba/OpenLDAP/LAM PDC and a link to my scripts website with an easy step by step bash script for setting up servers.
I don't have enough confidence in the enterprise stability and reliability of samba to use it as a domain controller. It wouldn't stand a hope in hell of competing against windows 2000/2003 in a level playing field, so if Microsoft were to ever go open source (ha ha) then samba would be completely obsolete.
However, as a free (as in beer) solution then this is the only thing to try to my knowledge so it might be worth playing with. I'll have a look at your howtos, thanks!