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windows active directory vs fedora

asked 2014-05-02 01:02:34 -0500

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updated 2014-05-02 06:56:10 -0500

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We are using windows 2008 server and clients are windows 7. We are using active directory users for client systems to login. But we have installed fedora in client systems. How to login into fedora (client systems) through windows 2008 active directory users and how to map the home folder of user in fedora (client systems)?

Please help me!

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answered 2014-05-02 21:44:43 -0500

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Take a look at https://www.samba.org/ . They have done a very good job keeping Linux and BSD systems relevant in a Windows ecosystem. Their docs at https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/ should help you get started with configuring Fedora to work with AD and Windows shares.

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answered 2014-05-05 08:58:03 -0500

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Both of these products make configuration of what you are trying to do a breeze.

Hate to push products. But they just work.

Likewise-Open (now PowerBroker-Open) - Free

Vintela (now Quest Authentication Services) - Commerical

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