> I want to make Win XP clients log onto a Samba Box probably FC4, unless
> someone has a better Distro for this purpose?
You must have missed that discussion Frank :-0
> There may be 20-25 client machines.
> Due to lack of finance with this local neighborhood thing.
> I have a budget of Zero, including myself.
So a free OS then, not a problem.
> Aside from Samba what services do I need to make sure a client logging
> on is authenticated as legitimate, and not Joe Hacker?
What services do you "need" open Frank?
Is this going to be on the IntarWeb or not?
> Files may be kept on the server (which has only 1HD),
> Does every client box need to have their own "Home" setup?,
Nope, you can disable access to lots of things.
A good idea is start with /etc/passwd and change logins to "/sbin/nologin"
instead of "/bin/bash"
Then delete their directories entirely -> unless they require it. e.g.:
for IMAP access.
> It will also have to be a email server for client to client internal
> email (possible Internet mail, they don't know as yet?)
> Thinking Postfix because I have "The Definitive Guide, O'Reilly"
I find sendmail easier than postfix, but I am in a small minority.
> Frank's 3D
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