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Change SAMBA password in LDAP with Apache Directory Studio

I am using Apache Directory Studio to administer a small LDAP database, and I am planning to stop using LAM for user and group management because it lacks groupOfUniqueNames support. I have only one ...
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Why does samba include seemingly bogus “supplementary groups”?

Our environment is subject to the "16 group limit" with Samba. We are using Samba version 3.6.12. Basically if a user is in more than 16 groups, the whole system gets hosed and things go haywire. ...
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Why is my samba domain user created by a bash script behave differently from one created manually?

I have a samba server which is using LDAP as its backend. The PDC is working as expected as long as I create the users manually. This means that if I use the following command to create a new user, I ...
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Managing Linux user accounts + Samba + more

I have a network of about 3-6 CentOS servers, with about 5-10 users (currently, and near future). I'm looking for a solution for centralized managements of users. My requirements from it are: Linux ...
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Adding win7 shared folders to *nix domain?

I have a CentOS 6.x/ NIS based network from which I need to start sharing some folders to Win7 machines. I've installed Samba on a test system but can't seem to get the trick of having the Win7 ...
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Samba create new user error: bailing out

After upgrade Ubuntu version to 12.04, an error happens, when I want to create a new user through Samba (which is connected to the ldap server): $ pdbedit -af "New User" newuser Error message: ...
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Connection from samba to LDAP server failed

I use samba (3.4) and OpenLDAP (2.4) for file sharing and directory service. Some days ago, I noticed that samba has problem in connection to the LDAP service while beforehand it was working ...
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Samba authentication using read-only LDAP server without samba attributes

I have read-only access to an LDAP server which only stores unix account information (no samba attributes). I’d like to grant the users in the LDAP directory access to the samba shares on my server. ...
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Automatically create LDAP groups for each new system user according to its username

is there any way to set and create a default group for each newly created system user so he belongs to its own user group? I mean, when a create a user foo i would like to create automatically a ...
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643 views

LDAP+SAMBA login issues

i'm on a clean Ubuntu 13.10 install and i've just installed and configured openldap+samba while i'm trying to configure a domain controller plus user shares. In order to ease ldap management i've also ...
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Why won't the CIFS service start?

When I try to enable the CIFS service (to use it with my OpenLDAP directory) on my FreeNAS 9.1.1, I get the message The service could not be started. In the shell of my FreeNAS, I see the ...
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How can I get FreeNAS to work with LDAP authentication?

I'm trying to set up a FreeNAS 9.1.1 server with CIFS shares with LDAP authentication. I've set up an OpenLDAP server, populated it with smbldap-populate, added a user account for myself and ...
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Creating Samba shares across multiple servers from a single LDAP server

We have a Fedora Directory Server running LDAP, where a few hundred users exist. We need a way we can create samba shares depending on projects and limit access to these shares across multiple Linux ...
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How can I force folders created in a subdirectory to be owned by a user's secondary group?

I have setup a Samba share on Ubuntu 12.04 for our finance team, and they access it via Windows 7 and Mac OS X. They mount the share using their LDAP credentials. All of our LDAP users have ...
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Samba standalone server using LDAP for authentication: SID mismatch

I'm trying to get my new samba server running for days now and I start losing my mind over not figuring out what I'm doing wrong. Here's my setup: OpenLDAP 2.4.21 server with ~15 groups and >100 ...
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Samba + LDAP: user authentication works for one but not another server

I have a very frustrating problem I'm trying to solve for a few days now, maybe one of you can help me. I have two (standalone) samba servers which should authenticate the users using an LDAP server. ...
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523 views

“The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed”

I mangage a Primary Domain Controller (Samba+LDAP) with 60PC. But 3-4 PC can't login to domain with error "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed". 56-57 PC ...
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285 views

The system cannot log you on now because the domain is not available

I am using two virtualbox machines, one running XUbuntu 12.4 LTs and the other running a Windows XP as a testbed for implementing a Samba-based domain. The Linux machine is my PDC and the XP machine ...
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330 views

Error attempting to join a windows xp to a samba domain

I have installed SAMBA and LDAP on XUBUNTU and they work normlly but when I try to join a windows xp machine it fails. I have already added the workstation using smbldap-useradd and the worksation ...
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Does Samba 4 come with an internal LDAP server?

Does Samba include capability to create an internal LDAP server? I am using Samba version 4.0.3 on Fedora 18, and it is installed from the package manager. How do I go about setting up the internal ...
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425 views

Mapping User and Group Ownership through LDAP

I am installing smb 3.5 on a CentOS 6.2 host using smbldap-tools. I've previously installed a similar configuration on RHEL4 using smb 3.0 but CentOS now uses nss-pam-ldapd and nslcd instead of ...
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How do I connect my FreeNAS File Server to my Mac OS X Directory Server?

I am trying to connect my File Server (FreeNAS 8.0.1 / 8.2-RELEASE-p7) with my Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Directory Server's Open Directory... I know that Mac OS X provides an LDAP service via which other ...
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LDAP authentication in one server, Samba files in another

I have an LDAP and Samba server (Centos 5.8) at server A and I'm trying to migrate all homedirs to server B, leaving all authentication in server A. I really don't know how to do when creating a new ...
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Managing samba quotas in ldap

I have a samba server exporting homes. Usermanagement/authentication is done via ldap (openldap to be specific). Now I want those users to have a filesystem quota. As far as i understand the best way ...
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893 views

ldap-authentication without sambaSamAccount on linux smb/cifs server (e.g. samba)

i'm currently running samba-3.5.6 on a debian/wheezy host to act as the fileserver for our department's w32-clients. authentication is done via OpenLDAP, where each user-dn has an ...
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109 views

What are the benefits of using ldap with Samba?

I am curious to know what are the benefits of using LDAP with Samba? In other words, without integrating LDAP with Samba, what are the limitations of Samba?
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Changing Active Directory password over LDAP using passwd/ldappasswd/Samba

I am trying to change the Active Directory (on a Windows 2008 server) from a CentOS 6.2 machine over openLDAP. I have tried passwd, ldappasswd and trying to see if I can do it with Samba without the ...
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444 views

Samba+LDAP: Minimal permissions for sambaLMPassword/sambaNTPassword?

What are the minimum permissions for the attributes sambaLMPassword/sambaNTPassword for the the LDAP administrator account so that Samba is just enabled to use it for authentication for ldapsam ...
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Samba: read-only LDAP + additional local users

My server has access to a read-only LDAP where information about 99% of user accounts will reside. On my server I want to configure Samba to use LDAP for authentication. Now and then there will be ...
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424 views

Samba+LDAP acl - anonymous bind?

I have a working Samba PDC that uses OpenLDAP as backend. I am about to set up a samba proxy user and have problems writing the correct secure ACLs. I used this acl: {0}to * by ...
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Merge two samba PDC and do master slave keeping data on two servers

I need to do a very difficult thing. I have this situation: 1) server A , with zentyal as samba PDC, 500 users in his ldap. Each user has an home that is mapped to H: . Several computers are ...
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Samba + LDAP: Newly created users cannot log in

I'm having a problem where users which recently were created are unable to log in, even though they have been added to the correct groups. When viewing the error logs, I'm getting these errors: ...
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Two samba servers and UID,GID mappings across them

I have a samba server and just installed the second one to configure a reserve file server. It all went well and both of them successfully are on Active Directory domain (actually SAMBA 4) the ...
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Samba drives on Ubuntu lost priviledges, directories now defunct, what to do?

I defined two Samba network drives to /mnt on a server. Our network uses LDAP authentication. For some reason it seems like at some point the priviledges were lost. Now /mnt looks like d????????? ? ...
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Password expires 45 days even though 'Password Must Change' is set to 'never' (Samba+LDAP)

Since a few months ago Samba ask each of our users to change password at log on every 45 days (the default) and I have not been able to disable it. This setup had been running for 2 years before then ...
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Domain Admins do not have Administrative rights on Windows Server 2008 using Samba PDC

Members of Domain Admin using CentOS Directory Server as backend do not have Admin rights in Windows Server 2008. I have joined the domain, see that the users are populated, and can login using LDAP ...
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smbpasswd: Failed to add entry for user

tl;dr Assuming a basic (but functioning) LDAP/PAM configuration, how come smbpasswd fails with this error message when I try to add an existing UNIX/LDAP user to Samba? I have a basic, but working ...
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Troubleshooting a failed Samba/LDAP authentication

This is really a more general question, but I am asking it in a specific context. How do you troubleshoot failed Samba/LDAP logins/authentications? I am in the process of learning Samba/LDAP. I ...
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524 views

Can't connect to Samba/LDAP share, no obvious error

I just did an initial Samba/LDAP configuration on a Debian Squeeze system. I added a single user to an ldap directory and installed libnss-ldap. I can now successfully login to the system using the ...
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Samba + LDAP: smbclient -L localhost fails (NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_REFUSED)

I'm following Tuxnetworks tutorial, at the last line of the first part and I'm getting this error: sysadmin@samba:~$ sudo smbclient -L localhost Enter root's password: Connection to localhost failed ...
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Whats the meaning of sambaNTPassword in a machine account?

After running samba3 for quite some time I was wondering what the exact meaning of sambaNTPassword in a samba machine account in the LDAP Database is. I never set it myself (Samba must have set it, ...
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752 views

Computer not showing up in network (Samba and LDAP configuration)

For some reason I have not been able to pinpoint yet, going to Network on my Windows 7 computer, the Samba server does not show up. I have configured Samba with LDAP and managed to successfully ...
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LDAP/Samba authentication on Windows XP/Seven

I currently manage a few more than a hundred computers for students in a University. The current setup is roughly as follows: all these computers dual boot Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04. On Ubuntu, ...
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Samba Ldap problem

When I connect samba server through smbclient the error was generate like smbclient //192.168.1.56/smbshare -U sakshi Unknown parameter encountered: "ldap machine suffix ou" Ignoring unknown ...
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How to get the last Windows domain logon times for all domainusers in Samba?

We run samba as primary domain controller using ldap for the user account settings. As the title says, I am looking for an easy way to get the last logon times for each of those domain users. I could ...
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Samba PDC share slow with LDAP backend

The scenario I have a SUSE SLES 11.1 SP1 machine as Samba master PDC with LDAP backend. In one share there are Database files for a Client-Server application. I log XP and Windows 7 machines to the ...
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Advice on migrating from a Samba PDC

When we started our software development company, we decided to use Samba as a PDC for the few Windows workstations we had. We use Samba with OpenLDAP, and it has been a good replacement for AD for ...
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setting up a samba PDC -error with testparm

I have installed a samba PDC but when I test the samba configurations file I am getting errors like these, "Invalid combination of parameters for service homes. Map system can only work if ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and Samba LDAP groups

The setup: Windows 2008 SP2 Sharepoint 2010 Foundation Samba 3 "Domain" I'm trying to use the Samba LDAP users & groups we already have to access to Sharepoint. I can successfully ...
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479 views

Must sambaAcctFlags have 11 characters?

Still going through my LDAP database in my search for the wicked, I noticed a lot of accounts have sambaAcctFlags equal to [U], though the Samba docs says it should have 11 characters between [ and ] ...