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Learning RHEL Networking by Andrew Mallett

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Configuring time and DNS

Although if we are using the RHEL host for a simple file and print sharing purpose, then obtaining an accurate time and DNS are not too much of an issue; however, we are most likely going to need to bring the RHEL server to an Active Directory domain so that we can make use of single sign-on. Users will be able to access their shares using the same credentials as they use in the Active Directory, rather than having a user account and password on the RHEL server.

In this chapter, we will just look at file sharing, and in Chapter 8, Integrating RHEL 7 into Microsoft Active Directory Domains, we bring the server to the AD domain.

In Chapter 3, Configuring Key Network Services, we configured time services. Now, let's look at ...

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