[Udpcast] Windows and duped machine names
jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au
Thu Sep 28 01:54:22 CEST 2006
You need a SID changer, which can normally also set the host name.
There is no SID changer for linux.... yet. It so happens that I am
working on one at the moment. I hope it will be ready 'real soon now'.
I'll post to this list once I have a test version ready.
Yannick Gingras wrote:
> Hi I'm wondering if there is a way to set the machine name
> automatically after the broadcast. I heard that the last version of
> Ghost do something like that. For the GNU/Linux boxen I can autoset
> the hostname from a small script in init.d. I don't know much about
> Windows networking. Is the hostname in some file that we can write to
> by just mounting the partition? Do we have to mess with the registry?
> All the boxes connect to a Samba PDC. Can I copy the machine accounts
> and let them share the SID?
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