Mental Exercise: Linux in business

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Aug 7 09:13:39 PDT 2004


Dominic L Hilsbos wrote:

> Ok, so could it be done with samba?  Is there a way to pull the users 
> uname/passwd into automount?

Automount is not involved with the users name and/or password at all.

Yes, it could be done with Samba, by using winbind and libnss_winbind on 
the clients. This combination can be used to make a userlist from an SMB 
server (Windows or Samba) appears as regular Unix users on the client.



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