Client verification points for a mixed Windows master server
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The following table describes the client verification procedures for a mixed Windows master server.
Table: Verification procedures for a mixed Windows master server
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.
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.
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