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RE: Unix/Linux accounts integrated within AD?
From: Smithers Jarrod <Jarrod.Smithers () wolseley com>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 18:24:09 +0100

Have a look at centrify:



Jarrod Smithers

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-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On
Behalf Of liran
Sent: 31 August 2007 16:07
To: 'Dummy cerberus'; security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RE: Unix/Linux accounts integrated within AD?

Indeed there is a way using samba you can read about it in good, I started
here: http://www.netadmintools.com/art172.html


Liran Cohen
RCT Internet solutions.

-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On
Behalf Of Dummy cerberus
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 9:44 AM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Unix/Linux accounts integrated within AD?


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

Best regards

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