[K12OSN] OT: quote on file / mail server
rowens at bio-chemvalve.com
Thu Jun 28 14:53:13 UTC 2007
Thanks for the info.
Even though I've got 3 Linux servers currently authenticating against
AD, I'm still a little fuzzy about how the whole process works. Anyway,
tell me a little bit about how my life would be easier w/o AD -- I'm
seriously considering going that way.
Regarding email, what I really want is this: When a user connects to
the mail server, all mail from the server is synchronized to their local
machine. When a user deletes an email, whether from their server-side
folders or from their local folders, that also gets synchronized. When
a user connects to the mail server from a different mail client, the
same thing happens.
Maybe this all isn't as complicated as I think, but I'm having trouble
getting it through my thick skull.
Barry Cisna wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> There would be NO extra legwork as far as "extra passwords. I forgot to
> mention ,all you need to do is enable Winbind on the k12ltsp server and
> your k12ltsp server is talking to your AD MS Winders server seamlessly. No
> hocus pocus as far as making the Winders,, be it Terminal server, or any
> MS server integrating seamlessly with your linux server. The only reason
> you need to manually enter the users on the Linux server is to generate
> your users maildir for the Webmail/Squirrelmail account. Winders isn't
> smart enough to do this for you:). The only one step better would be is to
> make your PDC a Linux server and ditch AD as we have done, then your life
> would really be clear sailing. I wish I would have/could have done this 5
> years ago!,:)
> Your file shares will be seen seamlessly as well in Terminal services,
> providing you have your smb.conf file configed correctly on your k12ltsp
> server. All you'd need to do on any email client is in preferences' Save
> a copy on server" for your emails, and optionally delete emails when
> emails are deleted on the pop server account. This keeps your email
> client program with anyones emails synched as well as having all emails
> accesseable anywhere via Squirrelmail. This eliminates LOTS of email
> hassles. "Email is here on my laptop,but disappeared off of the server"
> Hope this is clear ( as mud),,,:).
> Take Care,
> Barry Cisna
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