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Re: [K12OSN] Local App Firefox and Samba Authentication



"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn redhat com> on
Tue May 10 2005 at 07:38 +0000 wrote:
>I am currently setting up Firefox as a local application for thin clients 
>running off of several K12LTSP 4.2 servers. 
>
>I can invoke the application successfully for users who authenticate via
>NIS, 
>but we also have a number of users who authenticate against a Windows NT 
>machine (via Samba). If one of these users calls local firefox, 
>authentication (be it key or password based) fails, and firefox fails to 
>load. 
>
>I'd appreciate advice from anyone who has managed to get local firefox
>working 
>in such an environment. Naturally, if I come up with the solution first,
>I 
>will post it here. Thanks in advance!
I too am interested as I don't run NIS and would like to install Firefox
as a local app.....I use Samba/LDAP.  Can this be done?


David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask vcs u52 k12 me us
(207)923-3100


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