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RE: Unix/Linux accounts integrated within AD?
From: "John Hammond" <josephhammond () hotmail com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 19:46:34 -0500

Dummy:  (I love that :) your worse than I am ).

There is a simple way when using Windows server 2003 with R2, on the R2 Disk you must install the extensions for active directory and configure Pam on Unix side.
references:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/921913/en-us


From: "Dummy cerberus" <dummycerberus () gmail com>
To: Subject: Unix/Linux accounts integrated within AD?
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 08:44:03 +0200
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Hello,

First of all, thank you very much for your help wit my question about
GPOs and so on... your answers helped me a lot...

Now I have the following question: I have found that my organization
has several kind of OS installed on computers... most of them are
W2K/W2K3 integrated within a W2K domain...

Since admins have to remember lots of accounts/passwords for the W2K*
servers, and the others with Linux, HP-UX, Solaris, etc... I have
found that most of the passwords are too simple, and repeated all over
the non-W2K* systems...

I have tried with a password manager, but some times we lost a
valuable time searching for the strong password for one system at the
password manager software...

Is there anyway to integrate the OS accounts of UNIX-like sysetms with an AD?

Best regards



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