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Re: LDAP authentication from Windows (newbie questions)


Instead of doing windows->nis, create a samba PDC using samba-tng or normal
samba with ldap.

That's a better Idea.


Afshin Behnia wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been looking at replacing our Windows NT Domain Controllers with NIS on
> Linux and installing NISGina on our Windows clients so that they can
> authenticate against NIS, when a friend suggested I take a look at OpenLDAP
> as an alternative to NIS.  After going through the documentations, FAQs, and
> searches on Google, I have not come across any way that a Windows NT or 2000
> machine can authenticate against an LDAP server - I'm sure I'm missing it
> somehow. Is this possible in a manner similar to NISGina?
> Info on NISGina can be found at:
> http://www.linuxworld.com/linuxworld/lw-1999-11/lw-11-integration_p.html
> http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/~williams/
> Thanks in advance,
> Afshin Behnia