authconfig on edubuntu

David Trask dtrask at
Fri Jul 27 20:08:11 BST 2007

"Jim Kronebusch" <jim at> writes:
>On Fri, 20 Jul 2007 16:27:47 -0400, Randall Swift wrote
>> I have a server with edubuntu 7.04 on it and I would like to know what I
>> need to do to get my terminals to authenticate and map to an alternate
>> samba/ldap server? When I was using k12ltsp I would run authconfig to
>> direct the server to an alternate one. Is there a way with edubuntu?
>I actually just completed an LDAP howto on Ubuntu Feisty.  I will attach
>it.  Let me
>know how it works for you.  It walks through configuration of the LDAP
>server, LDAP
>clients, and NFS mounted homes for machines that aren't thin clients but
>still need
>centrally managed users and home directories.
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Or better yet...use smbldap-installer 
(read the docs) and voila!  Done!

Especially this page

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Director
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at

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