HowTo: Authenticate Linux Clients with Microsoft Active Directory

last updated in Categories Linux, Linux desktop, RedHat/Fedora Linux, Sys admin, Tips, Troubleshooting, Windows, Windows server

Every IT shop has a mix of Windows and Linux system. Sometime you need to authenticate your Linux desktop system against Microsoft Active Directory service. You can save time, effort and IT infrastructure by sharing authentication server. This article explains how to setup the Linux desktop computers with Active Directory using Samba and winbind.