LDAP/ActiveDirectory log-in on Ubuntu
zpowers at umflint.edu
Fri Feb 6 02:28:29 UTC 2009
Did you try likewise-open? Its an open source product that allows you to
join Active Directory domains with a single command. There is also a gui
in the likewise-open-gui package. If I remember correctly it was
introduced into main with 8.04 and it is the same product I belive is used
in Fedora for joining Active Directory domains through the GUI.
Check out this link for more info on the wiki:
On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, John Moser wrote:
> I have a really, really hard time recommending Ubuntu to schools, at
> all. I can't recommend something that, as far as I know, relies
> entirely on local administration. I know I could dig through 5 files
> for this but it's just annoying; for schools or the most basic
> 3-computer networks, Fedora Core 10 is the best recommendation I have,
> because you just say "Use active directory, domain controller is xxxx"
> and it works.
> Am I missing somethnig here? I'm still on 8.10, not on the betas; has
> there been work to add some method for configuring Ubuntu to
> authenticate via WinBind, i.e. join a domain?
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