Adding a Unix machine to the domain


 
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Old 09-14-2004
Adding a Unix machine to the domain

Hiya,

what is the exact command to add a Unix machine to the existing domain?

Is this command different for Linux/HP-Ux?

thanks
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Old 09-14-2004
Are you speaking of an Active Directory domain, an NIS domain, or a DNS domain?
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Old 09-15-2004
AD Domain ..

thanks
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Old 09-15-2004
You'll have to use Samba(this is assuming, of course, that the computer in question is going a file server). I believe www.freeos.com has a couple of articles on making Samba file servers part of a domain. This will allow you to give domain permissions to the files on the server in the Samba share

If a file server is not what you have in mind, you will probably experience a lot of frustration. A Linux/Unix computer cannot log into an Active Directory domain. Active Directory does not play well with the Unix shells. Of course, if you aren't going to create a file server, then you wouldn't really need for it to be part of the domain.
 
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