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Old 01-22-2008, 11:40 AM   #1
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Notebook LDAP Domain


I´m gonna make a ldap domain for lan with windows and linux, at this lan there are some notebook with windows xp and these notes doesn´t stay all the time at the company. Is it possíble to make a notebook join the domain without have to use the windows to join it? I ask this because notebook with windows that make some kind of authentication at a domain needs some extra configuration (always made by the user) to have access at wireless networks that don´t have domain authentication, and unfortunately my network users don´t want to make these modifications all the time they need to have access to a wireless network. I imagined some kind of hardware authentication like mac address or something else, is this possible with ldap?
 
Old 01-23-2008, 07:49 AM   #2
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You could use domain authentication with an offline mode available.

Mac addresses are spoofable and are not routable, and as such, make a bad choice for any authentication system. (And there's no way to do that with LDAP that I'm aware of.)
 
  


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