Join Windows 7 to Samba PDC on Ubuntu Jaunty 26

I found some info on Google searches to get Windows 7 to join a Samba domain controller.  I have Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty which runs Samba 3.3.2, which I guess does not work.  You need 3.3.4.   Windows 7 needs a registry change: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters] “DomainCompatibilityMode”=dword:00000001 “DNSNameResolutionRequired”=dword:00000000 The above need to be added to allow […]

Remote ssh rsync linux backups with certificates and no passwords

Uber quick howto:  (based on Debian) 1. Make sure ssh, rsync and sudo are installed and working. 2. Add a user account,  on remote system. 2.a Add a certificate with openssl or ssh-keygen (look that up elsewhere) 2.b Make sure the cert is unencrypted with no password. Yes,  that is […]