Windows networking involves the following subsystems:
Supplies an IP
address to the machine when it boots. The mapping of MAC address
(ethernet hardware identification) and IP address is defined in the
/etc/dhcpd.conf file. Machines not defined in this file get
assigned a dynamic address in the range 22.214.171.124 and
126.96.36.199. These dynamic assignments are then refected in
/var/state/dhcp/dhcp.leases, from where they can be moved to
/etc/dhcpd.conf (attention, different format).
has not access to these files, it must be configured separately to
use the same names!
- The Samba file server,
authenticates the user, handles domain login, supplies time and
exports the user's home directory to the client workstation where he
is logged on to.
Needed cisco ports
This service is purely internal. No need to open any ports on the
Cisco for it.