Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

Make a network folder prompt for domain credentials...

Posted on 2011-02-28
3
Medium Priority
?
338 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have a user that is at a remote location right now.  He needs access to his home directory.  They have a generic user account setup for him and it is also setup on our network so when he accesses a network resource, it is already authenticated to get access to our general resources.  But now he needs access to his home directory which of course, this generic user account doesn't have access to.  So, how can I make it prompt him for his domain credentials so he can view his home directory?  Thanks.

Mark
0
Comment
Question by:cansib
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Robby Swartenbroekx earned 2000 total points
ID: 35001054
are the general resources and the home directory on the same server?
it isn't possible to be authenticated to one SMB server with more then 1 account.
0
 

Author Comment

by:cansib
ID: 35001912
yes, this server is included in what would be considered the general resources.  That is kind of the answer I expected.  I'll have to figure out plan B I guess.  Thanks.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Robby Swartenbroekx
ID: 35004603
I would suggest giving the personal account more rights and instead of generic account, make a security domain group with the same rights as the generic account and make the useraccount member of that group. This way you have the convenience of having 1 account/group to access the generic resources, if these changes, it changes for all users of that group, and having the possibility to give 1 user spzcific rights (to his/her own home folder for example).
0

Featured Post

New Tabletop Appliances Blow Competitors Away!

WatchGuard’s new T15, T35 and T55 tabletop UTMs provide the highest-performing security inspection in their class, allowing users at small offices, home offices and distributed enterprises to experience blazing-fast Internet speeds without sacrificing enterprise-grade security.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Use of TCL script on Cisco devices:  - create file and merge it with running configuration to apply configuration changes
This article will show how Aten was able to supply easy management and control for Artear's video walls and wide range display configurations of their newsroom.
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…
Suggested Courses

810 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question