Matthew W. Ross ha scritto:
We are a school district which uses MS windows and Mac OS X for all of its'
workstations. I am considering using a Linux distro for some desktops, but there are
requirements which must be met in order for use inside our district.
In particular, the Active Directory supplied Home Folder must be used for all logins.
In our case, we have a home folder server for each building. All users are assigned a
server via the Active Directory Home Folder entry, and this directory should be the one
used for the user's home folder, no matter what server they are connecting to.
I am looking for a Linux distribution that does this correctly, and without much
re-writing of the PAM scripts. From the looks of things, OpenSUSE might be the right
choice. Would somebody be so kind to point me in the direction of documentation on how to
Also, I'm curious on how others on this list are imaging their computers. What
software are you using?
Thanks for any input.
i have no idea where you can find documentation, any way i can report my
add you openSUSE into the domain is really easy, you can do it following
yast --> network services --> windows domain membership.
type you domain name (in my case is "qsilocal.org"), then selec "allow
smb to log Linux" and "create home directory on login")
then click on end.. type username and password of an user with
administrator rights and that's it! you pc is into the domain..
on all that i found only one problem..
after reboot you may need to manually restart winbind service, but i
think to be easy to workaround with a script or something like that.
i currently have 3 openSUSE pc into my Windows SBS 2003 with other 26
windows Xp SP3 pcs... all look to works fine