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Integrating Ubuntu with a Windows-based network is harder than it should be (because Microsoft wants

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 24.36.3.207] on December 15, 2007 02:14 PM
There are other ways to authenticate against ADS posted on the Ubuntu site. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AlternativeActiveDirectory is one option, and (if you can follow the basic scripts) works well and is very flexible. Most of the problem lies with Microsoft making it difficult to authenticate. If they'd simply provide Kerberos tickets, the method you've used would work like a charm. The method I've mentioned at least allows you to "simulate" the ticket and reuse that single sign on privilege.

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