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Windows 7: Multiple Passwords

18 Dec 2012   #11
mmkarimi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nigsy View Post
The PCs in your university are basically, dumb terminals, that is, they are just images contained on a server and you are logged to a specific domain which controls your access, also known as thin clients.

This allows you to log on to any terminal on that Domain as you. It's also known as 'Single Sign On'

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by benjy206 View Post
Yes for that kind of access you need to be set up as a domain. Like we use here in work. But you need a sever for that. Then to track who did what is possible but not legal because you would be having there personel information and password's so I couldn't help you with the tracking info part.


that exactly is, but can you tell me how i could have one with about 7 computers at my work space, can you send me a link or describe how or tell me some keywords..


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18 Dec 2012   #12
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

What do you want a link to? Like for a domain set guide or so?
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18 Dec 2012   #13
mmkarimi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

a link that describe the way to build this kind of domain based users with win7 or xp so i could construct such accounts on computers at work, is it clear what mean..
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18 Dec 2012   #14
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

You need window server such as 2003/2008 you can't build a domain with xp/7. So if you wanted to to set up a domain you would need to buy windows 2008 or so.
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18 Dec 2012   #15
mmkarimi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thanks benjy, I already have access to win server 2010, but the problem is, I dont know how to organize such user accounts, can you help me with that?
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18 Dec 2012   #16
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Well first of all you need to set up a domain and connect the computers to the domain. Then you could map a drive on the server to the computers and have all the business data saved on to that. Then everyone can save there presentation's to the server and that way you don't need the same log on to the pc. I don't think you can set up a domain with 2010 as it is an exchange not really a server
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18 Dec 2012   #17
mmkarimi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

So i will search for how to set up a domain and how to map a drive,
i'll comment here if there would other problems or find any good article..
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18 Dec 2012   #18
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

How To Set Up A Network Domain

Thats how you can set up a domain, there is a lot of work in it. But that's what you need to do what you want. Sorry I couldn't be any other help to you but that's the only way.
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18 Dec 2012   #19
Kari

 

Two statements in one post, both wrong:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nigsy View Post
The PCs in your university are basically, dumb terminals, that is, they are just images contained on a server and you are logged to a specific domain which controls your access, also known as thin clients.
In domain environment you can log in with your domain credentials from any computer which has been joined to domain. It most certainly does not have to be a dumb terminal.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nigsy View Post
This allows you to log on to any terminal on that Domain as you. It's also known as 'Single Sign On'
That's not what Single Sign On (SSO) means!

SSO is the access control system where system uses only one password, the domain password is also password for other systems and applications the user needs. Signing in to domain sends login information to other systems and applications user needs so that a single login to domain is enough, user does not have to separately login to different systems and applications he/she uses.

A typical SSO environment would be one where user logs in to domain which opens his/her Windows desktop, automatically logs the user to company intranet, and opens Office or Lotus Notes without asking users credentials.

For SSO to work all joined applications and systems have to have the same password. When password to domain expires and is changed it also has to be changed on all SSO systems and applications to match the new domain password.

More: Single sign-on - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kari
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18 Dec 2012   #20
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Two statements in one post, both wrong:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nigsy View Post
The PCs in your university are basically, dumb terminals, that is, they are just images contained on a server and you are logged to a specific domain which controls your access, also known as thin clients.
In domain environment you can log in with your domain credentials from any computer which has been joined to domain. It most certainly does not have to be a dumb terminal.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nigsy View Post
This allows you to log on to any terminal on that Domain as you. It's also known as 'Single Sign On'
That's not what Single Sign On (SSO) means!

SSO is the access control system where system uses only one password, the domain password is also password for other systems and applications the user needs. Signing in to domain sends login information to other systems and applications user needs so that a single login to domain is enough, user does not have to separately login to different systems and applications he/she uses.

A typical SSO environment would be one where user logs in to domain which opens his/her Windows desktop, automatically logs the user to company intranet, and opens Office or Lotus Notes without asking users credentials.

For SSO to work all joined applications and systems have to have the same password. When password to domain expires and is changed it also has to be changed on all SSO systems and applications to match the new domain password.

More: Single sign-on - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kari
Yes that is very correct Kari. But isn't that more in the past now? Well is here in our office
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