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Old 10-01-2008, 01:46 AM   #1
Felipe
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Any administrative tool for Active Directory from Linux?


Hallo:

I'm looking for an administrative tool for Active Directory from Linux. The only I've found are the one of MicroSoft an Hyena, but both are for windows.

żDo you now any for Linux? I'm using Linux and every time I've to manage the AD, I've to open a Windows session.

Thanks

Felipe

Last edited by Felipe; 10-01-2008 at 01:46 AM. Reason: Forgot it was a question
 
Old 10-01-2008, 02:04 AM   #2
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open a windows session, otherwise you can do some tasks using ldap
 
Old 10-01-2008, 02:09 AM   #3
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Thanks for the replay.

Open a windows session is what I do (in a virtual machine). But thus mean using two operating systems ....

Using AD as a LDAP is a bit complicated because it's no intuitive. Possibility of making errors is big.
 
Old 10-01-2008, 03:47 AM   #4
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I use windows terminal server in 2003. I connect via rdp and open it if I need to administrate. But this only if you domain admin and can login on domain controller. If not you can use another 2003 server without DC role with AD administrating tools installed.
 
Old 10-01-2008, 06:30 AM   #5
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I suppose i´ll have to use that option if I'm allowed to do that (but using ICA because we have citrix servers). It's not what i was looking for..

I've seen that it's possible with likewise, but that module is not free.

Thanks again
 
Old 10-07-2008, 07:43 PM   #6
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Yes, Likewise Software does do Linux Active Directory integration so you can join Linux workstations and servers to Active Directory, which would allow domain accounts to log into Linux systems. In turn, user accounts can be managed in one centralized location. This is all part of the Likewise Open solution, which is open source and free.

However, the Administration Console for Linux is part of the licensed Enterprise solution which, like you said, is not free.

Let me know if you have any questions regarding Likewise Software, though.

Thanks.
 
  


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