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hi to all "i m novice linux user and want "windows/linux single log-on" i have installed FC4 server , its up and running but now i m wondering to join ...
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    Pls help me , this joining domain driving me crazy


    hi to all

    "i m novice linux user and want "windows/linux single log-on"

    i have installed FC4 server , its up and running but now i m wondering to join to my existing AD windows2k domain

    for the last 3 days i have been reading different articles on web in regards to that and keep on trying , some of the tips are incompleted and not giving full steps , it just driving me crazy , so much confused now.

    finallly i got the follwing article , i followed till i managed to join the domain successfully .

    http://redmondmag.com/columns/print....itorialsID=858

    BUT! i was stopped when it says u must add manually the "home directory" in smb.conf file , i was not sure about the syntax so ijust did like that

    [homes]
    path=/home/"my domain name"

    then after that it says to edit PAM files , i don't know what to edit , what to add? pls help i m so exhausted

    i tried to login as domain user as mention in article but i got error, ""user not found ....

    last thing my smbd service is also not running , i got error " service is stopped"

    rgs

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    Samba homes

    Hi,

    the homes can be defined as the users default homedir like:

    [HOMES]
    path = /home/%U (%U is name of user that is logged on)
    browsable = no (to prevent other users)
    writable = yes (so you can write to it)

    the path can be defined to what ever you want. But it must be an existing folder

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