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Old 07-30-2007, 03:53 PM   #1
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local groups - windows domain authentication

I am currently running opensuse 10.2 on my work laptop, for the most part it is great!

I have used Yast's tool for enabling windows domain authentication, this works. The problem I am having is when I log on as my windows domain user, I have no rights on the local machine - ie: I cant play music because Im not a member of the audio users group etc etc.
The is no where in the yast tool that I can find to add my domain user to local groups (the domain user doesnt show up in the users/security module).
I have posted this in this forum because I think I will have to go into some config files somewhere to ammend this, rather than there being some hidden feature within yast.

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Old 07-30-2007, 04:20 PM   #3
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You might be having an issue with Windows Domains and group permissions. Since I haven't run into the problem before (I run LDAP locally instead), maybe these two URLs can help:

If you want to make your windows/linux network a bit more secure, here is a 'how-to' for LDAP + Kerberos to AD + Server 2003:

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Old 07-30-2007, 04:31 PM   #4
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thanks mwecomputers - I read through those pages you suggested, however they all pertain to getting windows authentication up and running, which is already working for me, I can logon as my windows user and a home folder is automatically created. The only problem is I cant figure out how to add my windows domain user to local linux groups ie: audio.


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