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Active Directory

Trouble in Sambadise; Issues with PBIS Active Directory and Samba

Continuing from the last post, with the original default configuration you could browse shares on the server, but with the updated configuration you can’t. We have joined the server to Active Directory and there are likely no issues reported with running pbis status, so what could be wrong? I had a look through some logs in /var/log/samba/, where there are […]

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Multiple-user student webserver – Part 2

Further to the previous post on this, we have had a second catastrophic outage of our storage array which, once again, has taken Studentnet with it. However, going from my previous blog post has allowed me to get this up and running fairly quickly. In the process, I found some addendums that I would make to […]

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Multiple-user student webserver

[The following post has been superceded by a more recent one, which tidies up the installation a bit and automates the LAMP installation.] For today’s (well, the last week or so) post, I’ll outline the steps needed to build a webserver that can be used by multiple users, authenticated from an active directory environment, to host […]

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FOG Update – Part 6

Active Directory settings in FOG 1.0+ Back in FOG Update – Part 2, I said that you could just copy and paste settings from the old FOG to the new one. Except that, as of version 1.0, the username for the account that can add machines to Active Directory should NOT contain the domain. In […]