[GE users] Windows 2008 Server install Error

manju manju.kudu at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 09:11:50 BST 2009


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Hi harald,

yes i am able to map local admin to root, after making some changes to
smb.conf file...

thanks
manjunath A


On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 12:25 PM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Harald,
>
> thnx for sharing instruction, what if Administrator account is not
> enabled in the domain Level??? Any workaround for that..
>
> in the below samaba config file we are giving  "workgroup  = MYDOMAIN"
> if we specify Domain name, no way we can map local admin account to
> root in unix, we need to use domain admin to map root in unix with
> some modification in the admin account at ADS...
>
> if we give workgroup = otherthendomain , we can map local admin
> account i guess but users in domain will get prmission denied..
>
> thanks
> manju
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 1:27 PM, pollinger <harald.pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
>> Hi Manju,
>>
>> I'm absolutely not a SAMBA expert, I just configured it until everything
>> worked - I'm not sure it this configuration is secure enough and if
>> everything is really necessary.
>>
>> My smb.conf file has these lines:
>> workgroup          = MYDOMAIN
>> security           = user
>> netbios name       = MYSAMBASERVER
>> interfaces         = 192.168.0.1/255.255.255.0
>> encrypt passwords  = Yes
>> username map       = /etc/usermap
>> preferred master   = False
>> domain master      = False
>> host allow         = 192.168.0.0/255.255.255.0
>> browseable         = yes
>> client lanman auth = yes
>>
>> [share1]
>>     path        = /share1
>>     read only   = No
>>     create mask = 0755
>>     guest ok    = Yes
>> ...
>> ...
>>
>> My /etc/usermap file looks like this:
>> root   = MYDOMAIN\Administrator Administrator
>> harald = MYDOMAIN\harald harald
>> user2  = MYDOMAIN\user2  user2
>> ...
>> ...
>>
>> This works for me to get all local and domain users mapped properly. All
>> local Administrators and local users can access my shares.
>> Of course I still have to register the passwords of the users to the
>> SAMBA server using the "smbpasswd" command.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Harald
>>
>>
>>
>> manju wrote:
>>> Hi Harald,
>>>
>>> yes we have created SAMBA share and we are using security = domain,
>>> all domain users are able to access  share thru SUA. only local
>>> administrator not able to access, do u need to make any entry on SAMBA
>>> config file for admin and sgeadmin ??
>>>
>>> thanks
>>> manju
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 11:54 AM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> let me give it a shot, i am much clear now....
>>>>
>>>> thanks for your help harald... will update you how it works for us...
>>>>
>>>> Manju
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 5:05 PM, pollinger <harald.pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
>>>>> manju wrote:
>>>>>> Hi Harald,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Can you please give us some hint on the below issue
>>>>>>
>>>>>> here i am talking about joining  windows server 2008 in to sge6.2 u2 farm
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 1) How we can do username mapping for sgeadmin and administrator users
>>>>>> in windows server 2008 based machine, even if we specify different
>>>>>> username map server the accounts will be different will be different
>>>>>> since both are local account to the particular machine, is there any
>>>>>> different method to do this??
>>>>> As I wrote, I wasn't able to set up NFS on the W2k8 server and I doubt
>>>>> it's still possible. For Samba or CIFS, the file server does the mapping.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> 2) while installing SGE helper service it gives me access dined error
>>>>>> and could not start, do we need add any thing in the user assignment
>>>>>> policy.
>>>>> Where is the binary located? It must be on a local disk, default is in
>>>>> the Windows directory.
>>>>> If you log in to the host as the _local_ Administrator and open a
>>>>> "Command Prompt" window and enter
>>>>> C:\> cd Windows
>>>>> C:\Windows> SGE_Helper_Service.exe -install
>>>>>
>>>>> What does it print?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> 3) for workaround i have copied entire  farm info in to the local
>>>>>> machine created exact path but i know its not the way to do but any
>>>>>> ways to read the files using CIFS(makes this connection presistent
>>>>>> always), NFS mounter not working properly for us (/net).
>>>>> /net is not a NFS mounter, it's the general network mounter. It makes
>>>>> all network shares accessible the "network" folder of the Windows
>>>>> Explorer shows.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Overall i can say installation remains same almost but some important
>>>>>> configuration like username mapping/NFS access should be addressed in
>>>>>> some where in the grid engine site especially for windows server
>>>>>> 2008/vista etc.
>>>>> The newest documentation has a chapter for SUA installation where it
>>>>> also describes how Samba/CIFS shares can be used. Probably I have to
>>>>> make clearer that this section applies for Windows 2k8 Server.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Harald
>>>>>
>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>> manjunath A
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 11:27 AM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> we have windows based 6.1u2 farm up and running which consists of
>>>>>>> xp,2003 machine, but we need to add windows server 2008 server machine
>>>>>>> to farm, as far as i know 6.2u2 will support that OS version, so we
>>>>>>> are trying to build a prototype of farm with windows server 2008,vista
>>>>>>> etc but we are failing to connect to username map server, offcourse i
>>>>>>> am pointing to SFU based username map server as well SUA(windows
>>>>>>> server r2), even i am able to connect some time but if i went inside
>>>>>>> "/net"(automounter) i cant see any machine, even if i went inside
>>>>>>> NFSpath, it gives some strange errors(saying no such a files or
>>>>>>> directory) Ã??? and very slow in access, it works good under SFU based
>>>>>>> machine...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> we have STD's we need keep all our SGE config files under filer paths...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>>> manjunath A
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 12:08 AM, agay <agay at cc.huji.ac.il> wrote:
>>>>>>>> manju said:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Ã??? "but i am failing in connecting to username map server"
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Maybe our WinXP/SFU will help you?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> http://shum.huji.ac.il/~agay/sge/blog.cgi?winsge
>>
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