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Linux in Business - Workstation Integration

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My "20 slides/20 seconds each" presentation for the Leeds GeekUp meeting.

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Linux in Business - Workstation Integration

  1. 1. Linux for Business Workstation Integration © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 1
  2. 2. Workgroup / Enterprise Business Network (SMB / SME) + = £250 per machine © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 2
  3. 3. 2004 - 2009 x 15,000 PC’s €50,000,000 (-70%) -90% © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 3
  4. 4. Integration?? http://www.ubuntu.com © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 4
  5. 5. Domain Networking • DHCP (Address only) • DNS Address (Server name) • AD Domain • PING test Amend the hosts file to improve latency times $ sudo nano /etc/hosts Add (your own) server details to the end of the 1st section and save (<ctrl>+<x>) <server-ip> <server-name>.<domain-name> <server-name> © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 5
  6. 6. Domain Controller Holds access information on users, computers, groups and objects. 1 2 Client 1. Client requests authentication 3 2. Session key + service ticket returned 3. Service ticket + authenticator use for resource access Application Server Resources © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 6
  7. 7. Linux Authentication via Samba / Kerberos / Winbind • Configure Kerberos • ConfigureWinbind • Configure Samba • Configure the Name Switch Service • Optionally configure PAM • Synchronise clocks • Join to the Active Directory Domain • Make the users' homes and shares • Make shares • Configure the start of the daemons • Install PAM modules • Manage ACLs • /etc/nsswitch.conf (modify) • /etc/krb5.conf (replace) • /etc/samba/smb.conf (replace) • /etc/samba/user.map (replace) • /etc/init.d/winbind (may be modify) • /etc/rc3.d/Sxxwinbind (create) • /etc/rc5.d/Sxxwinbind (create) • /etc/rc3.d/Sxxsmb (create) • /etc/rc5.d/Sxxsmb (create) • /etc/init.d/winbind (modify) © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 7
  8. 8. http://www.likewise.com $ sudo apt-get install likewise-open $ sudo apt-get install likewise-open-gui © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 8
  9. 9. © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 9
  10. 10. The CLI command to create an Ubuntu computer account in Active Directory is $ sudo domainjoin-cli join <domain-name> <domain-administrator> To leave a domain - $ sudo domainjoin-cli leave © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 10
  11. 11. Basic user account authentication • Name & password details • Log-on time of day restrictions • Locally cached credentials • No Group Policy (GPO) or Cell membership © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 11
  12. 12. Network Shares (Samba) • Create on the Windows Server • Apply permissions • Drill down through Nautilus or “Connect to Server” • Save under “Favourites” (Bookmarks) © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 12
  13. 13. Network Printing (Samba) © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 13
  14. 14. Likewise Enterprise • AD MMC (Console) Integration • GPO management • Shell management • Home DIR management • Directory Migration • Reporting & Audits • Enterprise Sign On • Likewise Cells Commercial product @ $349 per server per year +20% support charges (required) © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 14
  15. 15. eMail / MS Exchange Connect to Exchange via - • Outlook Web Access (OWA) • IMAP / SMTP • MAPI (Standard MS Connectivity) MS Outlook • All versions to 2010 Connect to Exchange via - • Outlook Web Access (OWA) • IMAP / SMTP • MAPI (Via 3rd party plugin) Evolution • Versions up to 2007 © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 15
  16. 16. http://www.winehq.org/ $ sudo apt-get install wine © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 16
  17. 17. Linux Samba based Primary Domain Controller (PDC) • *FREE* Option • No MS Server / Active Directory product / licensing required • NT4 Style Domain • Centralised Authentication • User Account Control • Share Management / Auto Drive mappings • Network Printer Management / Sharing • BDC Redundancy • Utilises NetBIOS / WINS • Configured via /etc/samba/smb.conf OR “Turnkey” Solution http://www.turnkeylinux.org/ © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 17
  18. 18. Combined LAMP & DNS • Easy Domain Name Services • PHP Applications • Apache Webservices • MySQL Databases Citadel Groupware • MS Exchange replacement • Licence Free • PHP scripted auto installation • No complex postfix config • eMail • Calendaring • Address books • Bulletin boards • Instant messaging • Web interface • Outlook / Evolution compatible http://citadel.org © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 18
  19. 19. Re-Deployment http://redobackup.org http://clonezilla.org • GUI Based • CLI Based • USB Option • USB Option • Backup to/restore from network share • Backup to/restore from network share • Included suite of live tools • Server option © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 19
  20. 20. Backup for Linux servers • rsync (command line) via scheduled cron jobs • sbackup (Bugged in Lucid 10.04) • Deja Dup (GUI based, backs up to Amazon S3 or local / Network share / Schedules) • Webmin (Web interface GUI, scheduled rsync cron to FTP or W.H.Y) • GAdmin-rsync (Web interface GUI, scheduled crons) © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 20
  21. 21. Support & Integration MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net Free evaluation visit info@mebbi.net Consultancy report Service Programs Server Support © 2010 MEBBi solutions http://mebbi.net 21

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