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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Jul 3 06:14:12 PDT 2012


On 07/02/2012 23:49, John Hixson wrote:
> 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
>

I've also added the PAM / KERBEROS options to xscreensaver for you now
as well :)

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems



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