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Re: [K12OSN] K12LTSP - How easy was that!



I don't think it supports Domains look on their website.

les




On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 22:14 -0400, Dave Hopkins wrote:
> Odd question, but could pgina (http://www.pgina.org/) be installed on 
> the WinXP Pro system in addition to the xpunlimited software and thus 
> allow validation of users against a Linux/Samba/LDAP/PDC, in essence 
> achieving the effect of a Windows TS in the domain?  I don't have the 
> hardware 'laying around' to test this as it currently stands.
> 
> Sincerely,
> Dave Hopkins
> 
> 
> Les Finch wrote:
> > Also this is downloadable from http://www.xpunlimited.com and works when
> > install on xp pro with 3 users or $125.00 unlimited
> >
> > Les
> >
> > On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 10:00 -0400, steve gilmore wrote:
> >   
> >> If I might add a few points. Connecting to a default Windows XP pro, is 
> >> limited to a single remote administrative session ( see note). Thus if an 
> >> administrator account logs in , other users are informed their session will 
> >> be terminated. As a limited user they might not have control, but an 
> >> administrator could refuse the connection.
> >>
> >> (note) A few years ago when Microsoft released XP betas for testing, one of 
> >> the original files involved multiple connections with remote desktop  :-) . 
> >> Thus if one replaces their current file with an older one (termserv.dll)  , 
> >> multiple independant remote connections are possible. How many, depends on 
> >> the strength of the target machine. If you create local users on the target 
> >> XP machine, change them to limited users, and permit local security policy 
> >> for them to login via network, then the administrator may view all user 
> >> connections at the task manager  etc..
> >> XP must not be part of a domain and have fast user switching enabled.
> >> I can't say yea or nay vis a vis the EULA, since no one complains about 
> >> multiple vnc connections or multiple pc-anywhere connections or radmin 
> >> connections, then you decide. After all , it is an original microsoft file.
> >> http://sala.pri.ee/?page_id=11
> >>
> >> SteveG
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Jim Kronebusch" <jim winonacotter org>
> >> To: "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn redhat com>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 9:28 AM
> >> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] K12LTSP - How easy was that!
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>     
> >>> It also allows K12LTSP to be a cheaper way to deploy windows.  In the case 
> >>> of
> >>> a normal Terminal Services install you would need either a local copy of
> >>> Windows XP or the like on your box in order to connect, or you would need 
> >>> a
> >>> local license of Windows CE for a terminal to connect, which both cost 
> >>> money.
> >>> And you would need a terminal services license for every concurrent
> >>> connection to the terminal server.  By using LTSP you can avoid the costs 
> >>> of
> >>> the local Windows XP or CE install only needing the terminal services 
> >>> license
> >>> (CAL).
> >>>
> >>>       
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> >>     
> 
> 
-- 
Les Finch <info baf-computers com>


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