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Sharing Authentication between Windows and Linux

MS released Services For Unix for "free".  Thats the easiest way.


On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Joshua Pollak wrote:

> Hello,
> My company recently purchased a SnapServer NAS device. We are trying to
> migrate all of file server needs to this machine, both for Linux and
> Windows machines. The trick is that to enable NFS for our Unix boxes,
> we need to enable NIS, but to ensure security, we want to make sure
> that the NIS and Windows authentication are syncronized.
> We are mostly a Windows shop, and while our sysadmin is surprisingly
> open to Linux solutions, Windows solutions probably are preferred.
> Is there anyway to have NIS and SMB authentication hosted by the same
> machine? How would this be setup on Linux? How would we do this with a
> Windows server? Does MS Unix Services provide this?
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