The good points about this kind of setup is as follows:
- Single username/password combination across entire network.
- Enforces password policies
Likewise Open enables Linux, Unix and Mac authentication on a Microsoft network using Active Directory. A user can now interactively log in to the Linux, Unix or Mac machine using Active Directory credentials, and can access any kerberized services that the non-Windows machine hosts can.
Open / install likewise
sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install likewise-opensudo domainjoin-cli join fqdn.of.your.domain Administrator
sudo update-rc.d likewise-open defaultssudo /etc/init.d/likewise-open start
Reboot and login with domain\user credentials
Check settings within terminal you can check your settings
Check active directory for your new created object