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Old 02-11-2002, 12:33 AM   #1
subhasis_ray
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help on authenticating linux clients on server


i am a newbie. am planning to authenticating linux clients on a linux server, in the same way as windows clients are authenticated on a win server. can someone plz help me?
please tell me step by step. do i use yp?

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Old 02-12-2002, 07:12 AM   #2
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the best thing i found to use is samba....this works great with linux or windows clients...

if you need help with samba please let me know...
 
Old 02-12-2002, 11:08 PM   #3
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thanks for the tip. i have used samba. it is really good and works well. but i wanted to authenticate clients when they login on the cui screen. am basically planning to use NIS. can u help me on that?
 
Old 02-13-2002, 01:35 PM   #4
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correct me if im wrong, becuae i have only been using linux for a few weeks now but when you log in on your clients arent you authenticating them at the same time?
 
  


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