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Old 12-06-2008, 07:12 PM   #1
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Using LDAP Authentication

If you configure Red Hat to use LDAP Authentication, do you then have to create the same user accounts on Red Hat or can you stick with only having user accounts in the LDAP server ie. Windows 2003 Active Directory ?

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Old 12-06-2008, 07:20 PM   #2
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If you had to create the accounts on RH it would rather defeat the purpose.

BTW, if you want to automatically create home dirs on RH, see
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So if I have a user called WindowsUser1 in a Windows 2003 domain MYDOMAIN, then I don't have to create WindowsUser1 on my Red Hat server ?

When the user WindowsUser1 should login to the Red Hat Server, should hen the supply the domain name like:
RedHat login:> MYDOMAIN\WindowsUser1


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