Client verification points for a mixed Windows master server

Article:HOWTO46980  |  Created: 2011-03-24  |  Updated: 2011-03-25  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO46980
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Client verification points for a mixed Windows master server

The following table describes the client verification procedures for a mixed Windows master server.

Table: Verification procedures for a mixed Windows master server

Procedure

Description

Verify the credential for the Windows client

See Client verification points for Windows. for the verification procedures for Windows clients.

Verify the credential for the UNIX client

Check that the credential for the client is indeed for the correct client and comes from the correct domain. Run bpnbat -whoami with -cf for the client's credential file.

For example:

   bpnbat -whoami -cf \
    "/usr/openv/var/vxss/credentials/
     unix_client.company.com"
    Name: unix_client.company.com
    Domain: NBU_Machines@win_master.company.com
    Issued by: /CN=broker/OU=root@
     win_master.company.com/O=vx
    Expiry Date: Oct 31 21:16:01 2007 GMT
    Authentication method: Veritas Private Security
    Operation completed successfully.

Verify that the authentication client libraries are installed

Run bpnbat -login on the client to verify that the authentication client libraries are installed.

   bpnbat -login
    Authentication Broker: unix_media2.company.com
    Authentication port [Enter = default]:
    Authentication type (NIS, NIS+, WINDOWS, vx, unixpwd)
     : NIS
    Domain: min.com
    Name: Smith
    Password:
    You do not currently trust the server:
     unix_media.company.com, do 
    you wish to tr
    ust it? (y/n):
    y
    Operation completed successfully.

Verify the UNIX authentication broker

Ensure that the UNIX authentication broker has mutual trust with the main windows authentication broker or ensure that it uses the Windows broker as its root broker.

See About using NetBackup Access Control (NBAC)


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