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Old 12-08-2010, 04:57 AM   #1
barani_pd
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Cool Samba Authentication


I have three linux servers, two on RHEL5 and one on FC11. All the three servers are running Samba to share files and folders.

Presently my users are accessing to these shares by logging-in into the samba seperately to each server.

Is there a way to enable the users to log-in into one server (may we call it as master server) get authenticated and access all the shares. What is required is a single point of log-in and authentication to access shares.

Thanking you in anticipation.
 
Old 12-08-2010, 06:40 AM   #2
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I haven't done it myself, but I believe you need a Primary Domain Controller handle authentication across different servers.

You probably don't want to here this, but the full documentation is well worth reading if you've administering a number of Samaba servers.
 
  


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