A New Effort9 July 2005 · Filed in Information
I suppose I should be finishing one project before starting another, but I can’t help myself. I’m going to take on the project of integrating my Linux systems with Microsoft Active Directory, so that a single Active Directory account can be used to authenticate to both Windows-based systems as well as Linux-based systems on our network.
This new effort comes while I have yet to finish my projects on Squid log analysis tools or an internal news server running INN. At least I did get Perdition working as expected, and figured out how to get Mail.app to use STARTTLS with IMAP4.
A couple of the resources I’m using for this effort are bookmarked in my del.icio.us bookmark list. I’ll be adding more there as I find them.
I also have yet to decide if I will use Samba/Winbind or LDAP to handle the cross-platform authentication. I’d love to hear any comments or feedback in this regard.Tags: ActiveDirectory · Interoperability · Kerberos · LDAP · Linux · Microsoft · Windows Previous Post: Access-Based Enumeration Next Post: New Book on Linux-Windows Integration