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Re: [seul-edu] Alternatives to NIS

bill@mail.tasis.ch said:
> NIS/NFS security stuff is one of my biggest problems introducing Linux
> to the student Lab.  How far off are other alternatives?  (Anyone have
> a clue how far off SMB is from being a PDC? Anyone know if there is
> project to make a central password server for macs?)

Samba can be a PDC can't it? I thought it just couldn't be a BDC.
I've had samba happily doing authentication and fileserving for the NT 
workstations on my ex-employer's company network. 

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