[PC-BSD Dev] Support Active Directory environments out of the box

John Hixson john at pcbsd.org
Mon Jul 2 20:49:05 PDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 07:41:26PM -0700, Rob Messick wrote:
> I use pcbsd 9.0 at my day job as a member of a windows domain. Every 
> time a new set of packages roll around, I have to do the following:
>   * Recompile the samba* port: WITH_ADS and WITH_WINBIND
>   * Recompile samba-libsmbclient WITH_ADS
>   * Recompile "xscreensaver" WITH_PAM and WITH_KERBEROS
> I see that the samba configuration stuff has already been added. Will 
> someone add the xscreensaver options as well?
> Obviously, this isn't a complete solution. A user still has to update 
> the pam configuration when that gets clobbered by a new update. AFAIK 
> there isn't an interface for joining a windows domain (Redhat and other 
> linux distros provide this).

Hi Rob,

I am working on exactly this. It will be available soon.

- John

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