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Re: [K12OSN] Windows 2000 computers connecting to Linux server

And there is a way to make the samba do this "on the fly" when you connect 
a new w2k computer.  Someone on one of these lists told me how to do it 
and it works GREAT!


On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Caleb Wagnon wrote:

> On Friday 13 June 2003 10:53 am, Jennifer Waters wrote:
> > I am still not sure how to get my Windows 2000
> > machines to talk to my linux server.  I have around
> > 1400 students, teachers, and staff that will have
> > access to these computers and I do not want to put all
> > of the names on these computers.  Very impractical.  I
> > have all of the names in a smbpasswd file, I know
> > there has to be a way to access the names on this list
> > when a person logs onto the Windows 2000 machine.  If
> > someone has an idea, please let me know.  I'm afraid
> > that I need the best possible notes on how to set it
> > up if someone has an answer.
> >
> > I looked at Webmin, but I couldn't figure out how to
> > use it to access the list that I have and then have
> > the Windows 2000 machines see it.  The Windows 98
> > machines have no problems.
> I'm really confused here. So your Windows 98 machines are authenticating? To 
> get 2000 or XP machines to authenticate you have to first add the machine 
> name with a dollar sign after it in to your linux users (not samba users). 
> Like machine1$

Doug Simpson
Technology Specialist
DeQueen Public Schools
DeQueen, AR 71832
simpsond leopards k12 ar us
Tux for President!

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