Samba4 is version 4 of Samba, the Linux implementation of the SMB/CIFS protocols. It is the first version of Samba with full Active Directory support, allowing a Linux server to become an Active Directory Domain Controller.

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Redirect DNS-Queries in Samba4 AD of local domain

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 Samba4 AD Server and I control my networks DNS via a different server. I am using the samba version served by ubuntu which is 4.1.6. Is it possible to configure the ...
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Configure ntlm_auth for offline operations

We currently have a NAC server set up to authenticate against a Samba4 AD using the ntlm_auth utility and would like to make it more tolerant to network outages. Currently, when the NAC loses ...
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Samba 4 Domain Join Command Fails

Have been attempting to get a test server connected to our AD (Win2k12R2) but when trying to do a domain join I get this error. it@testdom:~$ sudo samba-tool domain join xxx.com DC -Uadministrator ...
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Join Samba 4 AD domain, missing DNS entries?

I've just set up a Samba 4 Active Directory domain using the Samba supplied guide. So far so good, and I managed to join my fileserver to this domain by following the Setup a Samba AD Member Server ...
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How can i manage multiple domain with samba?

We set up our new domain controller running with Samba4 a couple of month ago (About twenty clients) Our organization change quit a bit, and a new structure manage our company. I need hits about ...
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Samba 4 member server failed to look up domain account in Windows GUI

Sorry for asking such a weird question, but I've been looking up everywhere and found no clue with this. I am using samba 4 as a domain member server, authenticated by Windows 2012 Server. After 2 ...
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Samba: creation mask 777 and create mode 666 do not work

Something wrong when creating file from windows. smbd Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu Copying the same file from same PC to same folder inside the share. From share definition: shares-secret.conf: force ...
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Can Samba4 create files with a GID other than AD's “Primary Group”?

I have a Windows 2012 R2 AD. Users all are members of the group "domain users", and then each user is also a member of another group, depending on department. All users have "domain users" as their ...
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Samba only works when firewall is disabled

I can not seem to get samba to work correctly without disabling iptables. As soon as I disable iptables everything works perfectly although I am not fond of not having a firewall in place. I am hoping ...
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Error: “ chgrp invalid group 'domain users' ” when setting up shares

I'm following this tutorial: Samba Shares with Active Directory Login on Ubuntu 12.04, and when I enter the command: chgrp -R "Domain Users" /sharing/ , I get " chgrp invalid group 'domain users' ". ...
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freenas windows acls folder permissions

We have FreeNAS-9.2.1.3-RELEASE-x64 providing a samba share to IIS (hosted by 2012 R2, if that's relevant) ssasan01# smbd --version Version 4.1.6 The freenas server is joined to an AD provided by ...
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Mac (Yosemite) Samba 4.1.6 under Ubuntu

I'm finding that accessing a Samba share (4.1.6) from a Mac running Yosemite can be extremely slow. It can take several minutes (no exaggeration) to display a folder containing four or five files. ...
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Notepad++ cant modify any file from Samba Share folder

I have created Samba Share in Centos 7. I usually access the files from the share and modifies in Notepad ++. Suddenly all files cant be able to save in the same location. When i tried to save the ...
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Resolving samba testparm message: rlimit_max: rlimit_max (8192) below minimum Windows limit (16384)

testparm in samba may produce this message: rlimit_max: rlimit_max (8192) below minimum Windows limit (16384) This appears be be resolved by increasing the max open file limit using this Linux ...
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kinit won't connect to samba4 domain controller, cannot resolve hostname

i have set up a domain controller on my virtual machine. At first i will post all important configs, so you know what works already. Hostname: affenhirn2 Domain Name: example.affenhirn2.local (i am ...
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“Group policy client service failed. The logon access is denied” when copying roaming profiles to new server. (Samba)

We have perfectly working roaming profiles on Samba 3.3.10 (SuSE) with Windows 7 clients. We configured our new server with same domain name, Samba 4.1.11 (Debian). On the new server, for newly ...
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How can I make MS Exchange think that a samba PDC is running a version of windows later than Server 2003?

I'm busy migrating my Active Directory to a Linux server (Centos 7) running Sernet's enterprise samba packackes (Version 4.1.14-SerNet-RedHat-9.el7) The Domain Controller seems to be working well for ...
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SAMBA 4 Forest Functional Level

What is the highest AD Forest functional level I can use and still have SAMBA 4 function as a domain controller. Can SAMBA 4 act as a domain controller in a Server 2012 functional level forest? Does ...
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Samba 4 “file server will not allow any additional users to log on”

I have samba 4.0.6 as AD DC and fileserver on ubuntu 12.04 in a Mac environment. After some time the OS X clients will not connect to the server with the error message: "The file server will not allow ...
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Winbind without smbd

We authenticate the users on our Ubuntu using pam_winbind. After having spent some time with the update from Samba 3 to Samba 4 I'm wondering if it is possible to use winbind without the rest of the ...
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Samba 4 and computer account

I have Samba4 machine, vitch is connected to Active Direcotry. Samba4 have shares with software. Domain computers can't access it. What I need to do to grain access? I have tryed : ...
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What is the expected samba behaviour glusterfs 'distributed' volume cannot accessible?

What is the expected samba/ctdb behaviour when glusterfs distributed volume cannot accessible? I have configured samba/ctdb over gluster "distributed" volume with three nodes. if one node goes down, ...
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ctdbd_init_connection failed: NT_STATUS_INTERNAL_DB_ERROR - Samba/CTDB log /var/log/samba/log.smbd

What is this [NT_STATUS_INTERNAL_DB_ERROR] error is about and how can i get rid of, I'm using Centos 6.5 and Samba/ctdb version 4.1 [2014/11/03 10:58:51.818228, 0] ...
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Can't access to Samba share from Windows workstation domain

This is a test environment - Fedora 19 updated - Windows Server 2012 with only AD and DNS After installing a SAMBA server on fedora 19 as a domain member - managed by a Windows Server 2012 (AD, DNS) ...
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keytab auth against samba 4 DC: Client not found in Kerberos database while getting initial credentials

I set up a samba 4 active directory on ubuntu 14.04 following Samba AD DC HOWTO. In principle everything works well but I'm stuck in getting kerberos authentication running using SPNs for web ...
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Samba4 Workgroup showing in My computer Properties

I suppose my question is stupid but want to clear it. Installed Samba4, joined machine but in My Computer properties the WORKGROUP is shown in lowercase letters. Whats is the reason to don't show in ...
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Samba4 as an Active Directory Controller and bind9 zones

I am trying to setup Samba4 as an active directory controller by following these two tutorials: http://www.matrix44.net/cms/notes/gnulinux/samba-4-ad-domain-with-ubuntu-12-04 ...
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What is the correct way to backup samba4 and file permission

what is the correct way to backup samba4 and file permission. Currently what I did is only clone the whole harddisk, but it need to shutdown and take time. any one of you have better solution? I ...
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Samba server increasing the memory requeriments

I have a Samba server exporting a entire filesystem (fhgfs/beegfs filesystem), total amount of 550 TB. The specifications are the following: Scientific Linux 6.5 (2.6.32), 2xIntel Xeon X5570 8 (2.93 ...
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Samba authenticates users, but does not reply

Sometimes the samba 4.1.11 stops serving the clients. Every day, I have to restart the smbd just to get this fixed. The windows clients say, that the shared device is unreachable or the authentication ...
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Samba only binds to loopback interface

I have Samba installed on a Ubuntu 14.04 server, in my smb.conf I have interfaces = lo em1 bind interfaces only = yes This should make Samba bind to only the loopback and the first embedded network ...
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Priorities or ambiguos DNS reverse zone with Bind

In my internal DNS running on Bind9 all machines are available at up to 3 different domain names, i.e. all machines are listed as machine.legacy.domain and machine.new.domain. Some machines are joined ...
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Samba 4 vs MS Office - Error accessing the file for saving, open and read works

Description I am struggling with a rather old (well-known) issue using the latest samba 4 suite. The MS Office 2010 products refuse to save a new (or modified) file on the samba share and display a ...
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How to display free disk space on cifs mount on linux command line? [closed]

In case there's any distinction between OS and shell necessary, I want to run the command on Ubuntu 14.04 with Linux 3.13 in GNU bash 4.3.11. mount.cifs's version is 6.0 using smb2 protocol. After ...
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Samba4 net join member fails

I'm trying to join a RHEL6 server using samba4 to a domain. Net ads join works correctly, join member does not however. Effectively wbinfo --getdcname does not work where as wbinfo --dsgetdcname does. ...
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FreeRADIUS using Active Directory integration broken without any traces

I've a FreeBSD 10.0 server running FreeRADIUS 3 and things got broken without any apparent reason. I'm using Winbind from Samba4 to authenticate with ntlm_auth. I've done some debug to solve the ...
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Samba4 sysvol replication error

Production environment: 4 DCs (windows server 2003) and near 150 workstations. Intention: migration to Samba4 First, I've added 5th DC (CentOS 6.5, Samba 4.1.11-9.el6.x86_64 from SerNet repository). ...
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Samba 4: group members not shown in “getent group”

I am running Samba 4 as an AD Server. Everything works fine, beside the members of a group is not listed by getent group: # getent group ...snip... LOCAL\Enterprise Read-Only Domain ...
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Samba / smbd on Centos 6.5

I've installed Samba4 and have the smb.conf file as follows: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = Samba Server realm = REXIALO.COM netbios name = ...
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Migrate from old domain user profile to another profile under new trusted domain

i'm changing the domain from windows 2008R2 to samba4.2. now, is there any way to migrate the existing old domain user profile to new trusted domain in the fastest way? i did changing the registry ...
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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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How to change Samba4 AD realm

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that runs Samba4 as Active Directory PDC. The server is called athena and its DNS name is athena.ad.domain.com. The realm is AD.DOMAIN.COM and the NetBIOS name is ...
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OpenLDAP to Samba 4 Migration, create middle layer / webservice for user initiated password migration/change?

for the last few days I have been looking into migrating an old linux server running a OpenLDAP/Samba 3 configuration with about 100 users to a new SBS Server running Samba 4 (like Zentyal or UCS). ...
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Authenticate users from Active Directory with UserPrincipalName or Mail with FreeRADIUS

According to this documentation: http://deployingradius.com/documents/configuration/active_directory.html ; FreeRADIUS can authenticate Active Directory users using Samba's ntlm_auth, and in fact it ...
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Share folder with realmd / sssd and AD integration

I've setup a CentOS 7 machine, and joined it to our AD via realmd through: yum install realmd samba-common oddjob oddjob-mkhomedir sssd realm join --user=myuser@mydomain.local mydomain.local After ...
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Samba Roaming not working

I had configured Samba as domain controler on Ubuntu 14.04. I can register computers(WIndows 7) to the domain but the roaming profile does not work. smb.conf looks like: # Global parameters [global] ...
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Issues with Kerberos trying to log on Samba 4 Active Directory Domain Controller from Windows

I'm trying to setup an Ubuntu Server with Samba 4 as Active Directory Domain Controller and I'm getting an error when I try to connect from a Windows machine. Here's Samba's log of the error (I've ...
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How to migrate a bugged samba 4.0.0beta2 Debian server to a new one?

For months we are having problems with a Debian now 7.5 with samba 4.0.0beta2 that works as an AD DC. And now I am responsible to migrate it to a new machine. For what I see I don't need to export/use ...
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Samba4 Internal DNS with DHCP Server

On FreeBSD we run Samba4 as a DC and until recently had our IP addresses handed out by the routers DHCP server. We switched to running a DHCP server on the FreeBSD machine with the following ...
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Migrating LDAP user and password to SAMBA4 AD

As title suggests. We are migrating from OpenLDAP as user authentication to Samba 4 AD Domain. But I can't find any information on how to transfer passwords and users to Samba 4 AD. How to migrate ...