MS Windows workstations and servers that want to participate in Domain Security need to be made Domain Members. Participating in Domain Security is often called Single Sign On or SSO for short. This chapter describes the process that must be followed to make a workstation (or another server ” be it an MS Windows NT4 / 200x server) or a Samba server a member of an MS Windows Domain Security context.
Samba-3 can join an MS Windows NT4-style domain as a native member server, an MS Windows Active Directory Domain as a native member server, or a Samba Domain Control network. Domain Membership has many advantages: