Day: February 26, 2016

SmartOS

Winbind in SmartOS, Part II (Running in Base-64)

We left off last time with a very basic (but working) Winbind deployment. In this post, we will focus on getting that same basic Winbind functionality in a base-64 zone. If you want to try polishing first, you can skip this post for now and use your base-32 zone for part 3. Starting with a […]

SmartOS

Winbind in SmartOS, Part I (the Basics)

Centralized authentication is a terrific tool for anything more than a handful of servers, and Active Directory is often the go-to for authentication within a datacenter. After testing several centralized-authentications for suitability in our environment, we settled on Winbind both for its features and the issues presented by the other solutions. A future post may […]