Integrate CentOS 5 and Active Directory using Winbind and Samba

Software used: CentOS 5.2 i386 Active Directory server: Win2003 R2 SP2, native mode Requirement You need a working CentOS 5 system and have Server and Server GUI installed. Install samba and winbind if they are not installed yet yum install samba samba-client winbind In this example, change mydomain.local to your own domain name, and myserver.mydomain.local to […]

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Install Likewise in CentOS 5 (join Active Directory)

Software Used Likewise 4.1.0.292 RPM CentOS 5.2 i386 Active Directory Domain Controller: Windows 2003 R2 SP2 Install Likewise Download latest likewise-open from www.likewisesoftware.com (no need to download the GUI). Download the Linux kernel 2.4 + 32bit RPM version. (I just tried the newer 5.0.0.3685 version, but it does not work, so I use the older […]

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Install CentOS 5 in VMware

Software Used: Windows 2003 R2 SP2 x64 Standard Edtion (as host) VMware Server 1.0.6 (free) Edition Get CentOS-5.2-i386-netinstall.iso from www.centos.org mirror Create the virtual machine Choose Redhat Enterprise 4 as the OS Memory (at least 128MB absolute minimum, at least 384MB for GUI installation) Remove the USB, Sound, etc (optional) Boot into VM BIOS, remove […]

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