With your openSUSE machine being an Active Directory client as described in Kapitel Unterstützung für Active Directory (↑Referenz), you can browse, view, and manipulate data located on Windows servers. The following examples are just the most prominent ones:
smb:/ browsing option to browse
your Windows data.
Use Konqueror to display the contents of your Windows user folder just as you would for displaying a Linux directory. Create new files and folders on the Windows server.
KDE applications, such as the Kate text editor, allow you to open files on the Windows server, manipulate them, and save them to the Windows server.
KDE applications, including Konqueror, support Single-Sign-On, which means that to access other Windows resources, such as Web servers, proxy servers, or groupware servers like MS Exchange, you do not need to reauthenticate. Authentication against all these is handled silently in the background once you provided your username and password on login.
To access your Windows data using Konqueror, proceed as follows:
Press Alt-F2 and enter
This opens a Konqueror window displaying all Samba workgroups and domains that could be found in your network.
Click the icon of the workgroup or domain of your AD server.
Click thefolder and select your personal user folder icon. The contents of your folder are displayed.
To create folders in your Windows user folder using Konqueror, proceed as you would when creating a Linux folder:
Right-click the background of the Konqueror folder view to open the menu.
Enter the new folder's name when prompted to do so.
To create a file on the AD server, proceed as described in the following example for the Kate text editor.
Press Alt-F2 and enter kate.
Enter your text.
To save the newly created text, select.
Click theicon to the left and select .
Navigate to your Windows folder.
Enter the filename and click.
The file is saved on the Windows server.
Make use of Konqueror's Single-Sign-On support, as in the following example—Web access to your MS Exchange mailbox:
Make sure that you have a valid MS Exchange account under your current Windows user identity.
Request the Exchange server's address from your system administrator.
Press Alt-F2 and enter konqueror
You are logged in to your Exchange account without having to reauthenticate.
Write or read your e-mails and log out as usual.