This article looks beyond Active Directory at a variety of approaches available today to getting Linux and Windows to work together on the network. While still not a job for an average Linux administrator or a Windows Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) who’s still wet behind the ears, there are tools available that make the job easier than ever.
How to Get Windows and Linux to Cooperate on the Network
Submitted by Amy Bennett 2010-08-05 Internet 4 Comments
We’ve been using it on both OS X and Linux machines for quite awhile now, and unlike some solutions will cache the user’s profile on the local machine. That’s an important factor for laptop users.
Samba 4 is still in development, and isn’t close to being ready? Wow, it’s been quite a few years, at least 5 since they started.