[K12OSN] Newbie Question

cliebow at midmaine.com cliebow at midmaine.com
Mon Jul 10 17:59:10 UTC 2006

you can set up winbind to authenticate to windows active directory..there
are some configs on the wiki.ltsp.org if you want to hunt em up..maybe in
windows integration section..chuck

> First off, I love k12ltsp... just had to point that out.
> I'm a newbie, and I've figured out most of this stuff (and learned a
> little Linux) over the past month or so as my students finished out the
> school year.  I've gotten my server up and working, clients connecting,
> etc.  What I don't know exactly how to do is the following:
> At our school, students login to a networked Windows 2000 server.  They
> have a Windows network user ID and Password, and once logged in (via a DOS
> login script they run), a U: drive (user drive) shows up on their windows
> desktop where they can save work.  The U: drive maps to a folder on the
> Windows server once authentication has happened.
> What I would like to have happen is that they can use the same Windows
> user ID and Pass on my new k12ltsp server.  If that user ID and password
> checks out via the Windows server, they can authenticate a session on the
> ltsp server.  Also, I would like them to be able to mount the same U:
> drive found on the Windows server to their LTSP desktop.  So basically, I
> need the LTSP clients to authenticate via a Windows server and mount a
> folder via the network.
> If anybody can point me toward any documentation, tutorial, or software
> that would accomplish this, I'd appreciate it.  Once I get an idea as to
> WHERE to look, I should be able to take care of it from there.
> I am a VB, Java, PHP/MySQL, C/C++ programming teacher, so hopefully all I
> really need is to be pointed in the right direction.
> Thanks,
> Dan
> ----
> Dan Eliot, Computer Science Teacher
> El Dorado High School
> 1651 N. Valencia, Placentia, CA, USA
> deliot at pylusd.org, 714-993-5350 x7506
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