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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Samba4 AD network homes for OS X

We are trying to setup a samba4 active directory to provide login and network home directories for OS X clients. We succeeded to setup the samba4 AD and join the domain with one OS X test client, ...
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samba4 ADS no logon servers

I setup a samba4 test server on Debian Wheezy using the packages from sernet. Basic configuration was not too complicated and it seems to have set up a running server. I can successfully kinit ...
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nscd: nss_ldap: could not search LDAP server - server is unavaliable

I have an installation of ubuntu 14.04 and samba4 for Active Directory Today when I login with my LDAP usae has not allowed me, then update and restart the server And now i can see the next errors: ...
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Samba4 DC cannot enable TLS encryption

I've created my SSL certificate through an intermediate and have attached the certificate, key and (chain) CA to the Samba4 config under [General]. Upon restarting Samba though, the LDAP server is no ...
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Change DomainSID on Samba 4 PDC

I've had trouble changing the Domain SID of my SAMBA 4 Domain Controller to an old one. Let's say S-1-5-21-3307158569-4287292154-27117666 is the SID I want to set. I use the following command: net ...
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Unable to set ADS security on Samba DC

I've been trying to set my security as ADS for my Samba DC. Unfortunately, whenever I do, the LDAP server can no longer be found using net ads info. Below is my current smb.conf. [global] workgroup = ...
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Samba4 domain controller, group policy processing fails, gpupdate fails

I'm using a Samba4 domain controller, and on the machines joined to the domain I'm seeing this message: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file ...
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Why I cannot find ldap.conf file when I want to integrate 389-ds and samba on centos 7?

I am working on two servers, a samba server and a 389-ds server. Now I want to integrate them so that samba shares are authenticated via ldap server. I have followed instructions on ...
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postfix rejects all EMails Recipient address rejected: User unknown inlocal recipient table

Hi Together I've got a problem with my postfix server and i can't solve it. I set up a local mailserver with dovecot and postfix to receive e-mail over my own domain. It worked fine till i tried to ...
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How do I change my default shell on a domain account

I use a samba4 domain account to log in on my laptop. I wanted to try zsh out, but since my user doesn't reside in /etc/passwd I found that chsh can't find my user. Can anyone advise how I can change ...
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Support users in openldap catalog with samba specific attributes

2016 is coming. We still use openldap. I have openldap server from ubuntu 12.04 with existing users. It provides the authentication layer in addition to containing the user, group, and machine ...
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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 can I change the localSID for a SAMBA Server?

I am trying to change the localSID for a SAMBA server, however I am unable to. I have tried the command "net setlocalsid" to no avail. To troubleshoot I have also stopped the smbd and nmbd services, ...
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Is it possible to make samba (smbd,nmbd,winbindd) stop write log to disk and write it only to syslog(rsyslog)?

I have samba instance, and I don't need samba write log to disk, but I want write it to rsyslog. And not full_audit, just general log, how to do it? Options syslog only and syslog from ...
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How to log if a user removes a file from samba share

I am working over the default Samba that comes with RHEL 6.x version. I am successful in sharing a samba share to my client users. I have given each of them a set of credentials using which they have ...
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change role samba 4 from BDC to PDC

Is it possible to change the role of a Samba4 BCD controller to PDC ? PDC is broken and not accessible, I can't get any data from it. PDC IP: 192.168.0.11 BDC IP: 192.168.0.4 Now my BDC syslog ...
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Cannot access samba share using full path

I'm unable to access my samba share //server01/test using the full path. But I am able to access by first browsing into //server01 and clicking on the test directory. Any reasons for this?
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Login in Active Directory Domain (Samba 4) and mount -t cifs on debian

I've configured Samba 4 with bind and kerberos to work as an Active Directory authentication server. I've also configured "home share" so I can login to any Windows machine in my Domain and work with ...
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Public Share with Samba4 AD DC does not work

I tried to set up a public share on my Samba4 AD DC but Windows always asks for username and password before mounting. I can't figure out what is going wrong. The only thing is, that testparm does not ...
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Windows 7 extremely slow with samba 4 [closed]

I'm experiencing extremely slow performance when trying to copy files from and to a samba 4 share. I'm using Debian and the Samba 4 SerNet packages and everything is up to date on the client as well ...
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Windows 10 - Failed to join samba domain (domain dont exist) [closed]

I have problem with joining my Windows 10 workstation to my samba 4 domain. Everytime I try to join domain it says domain dont exist. I tryed joining with Windows 2000, XP, 7 (with some registry ...
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Authenticating Owncloud 8.0.3 users through a samba4 AD, how is it done?

I have a samba4 domain with the samba4-server as domain controller and I also have a owncloud server. I need to authenticate the owncloud users through the samba4 ldap server, but the configuration ...
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Windows ACE Does Not Modify Unix ACL

Using a CentOS 7 Samba 4 file server, I am not able to modify "Security" permissions on a directory from the standard windows directory properties dialog. I used realmd to join the CentOS VM to the ...
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Samba AD - Member server necessary?

For a small windows network (5 users with their own machines) I set up an AD DC using Samba 4 on Arch Linux on a HP Microserver. Those users have files they will need to access from a central ...
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Samba 4.1 process_usershare_file: stat of /var/lib/samba/usershares/share failed. even though user can list that folder and stat file

I've got two identical users, one can access the share while the others not able to. The share's name is storage_photos, it's located in the folder /storage/photos/. $ getfacl /storage/photos ...
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Samba4 - detect password change

I want to detect when a user changes his password on the Samba4 DC. As far as i know Samba4 stores the passwords in /var/lib/samba/private/secrets.tdb. But when I change a password with smbpasswd the ...
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Samba configuration for public shares

yesterday I upgraded my fedora box to the latest version, and with that, I also upgraded samba, now using samba 4. I used to access those share from any computer at home without user/password, but now ...
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Pass-through or proxy DFS in Samba?

Samba supports Microsoft's DFS protocol, which is good. However, that just shares out junctions, which the client interprets as a path to a different SMB mount and mounts it directly. In other words, ...
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Correct permission strategy for Samba DC shares using ACL

I have Samba running as a DC at home. I'm in the process of migrating shares to using ACL's etc instead of the "basic" way of samba to handle permissions etc. On top of this I plan to run Greyhole ...
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net ads join returning an error “kinit succeeded but ads_sasl_spnego_krb5_bind failed: Invalid credentials” [closed]

I want to join Ubuntu linux machine with AD server. I have followed most of the articles. Some are listed below: ...
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How to reset all DNS records on Samba?

I've restored Samba data but the DNS records it holds is of 192.168.2.0/24 as opposed 192.168.0.0/24 network the system it was restored to operates on. As such, the AD can't even resolve itself ...
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DFS-style Replication for Samba?

I've been snooping around here for a while, and it looks as if glusterfs might be the answer to my question. However, I am fairly new to this, so a sanity check would be much appreciated! My setup is ...
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Migrate from Windows Server 2008 Active Directory to Samba4

I'd like to migrate from Windows Server 2008 Active Directory to Samba4 AD as our primary domain server. An hour of Googling has not landed me any clear recipes for doing a migration and it is ...
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Linux Samba domain join to auth AD user to SoftEther

According to SoftEther docs on authentication using Active Directory: In order to conduct NT domain or Active Directory authentication, the SoftEther VPN Server to conduct user authentication must ...
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How does a domain member devices behave without access to a DC?

I'm planning to create an Active Directory domain using Samba. Tentatively, it is to be within a private LAN. I practically have no experience in administrating AD Domains, as such I want to know how ...
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To use linux as AD Server do I have to change unix permissions (chmod)?

I didn't see a clear explanation about changing folders/files permission on server side when using Linux as an Active Directory Domain Controller (ADDC), but I have problems all the time with ...
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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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Default Windows domain user profile settings and behavior

I'm about to use Samba to create a Windows domain, primarily to enforce security GPO (using RSAT) after a data theft incident by an ex-employee before she left. What is the default behavior of the ...
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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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Samba4 AD domain vs Windows AD domain [closed]

Recently, we wanted to move from Samba 3.6 domain to something newer, because this domain controller was enough few years ago, but not now. Our company growth to nearly 300 machines, from 40 when we ...
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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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Samba AD DC beginner questions(add user differences, user rights)

I have a Samba AD DC I'm setting up, and I have a bunch of smallish questions. Adding users: It looks like there are three ways: samba-tool user add USERNAME pdbedit -a USERNAME smbpasswd -a ...
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Sync NT4 SAM setting with Samba4 - possible?

I've got a Samba4 installation set up as a backup domain controller: james@photon:~$ testparm Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf rlimit_max: increasing rlimit_max (1024) to minimum ...
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How to write directly the hash value to the unicodePwd attribute of a user in Samba4?

I have two questions regarding Samba4. Question 1: What hash algorithm is used for unicodePwd attribute? Question 2: How can I generate this hash digestand write it directly to this attribute? My ...
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smbd processes in uninterruptable sleep

I have fileserver running FreeBSD 10.1. The server's storage consists of two HDDs in a mirrored ZFS pool. This server is running Samba 4.1, as domain member. The domain controller is running on ...
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Samba4 locked pst files

i have a samba4 server that holds my clients outlook pst files, if the outlook client or the machine crashes i must go to the server to kill the PID manually. i saw there was "reset on zero vc =yes" ...
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NT4 domain administrator account - how to specify in smb.conf

I'm a domain administrator for a very old NT4 based network which needs to be taken out back and shot. I had a chat with the colleague who runs the domain, and he wants to move to Samba based NT4 ...
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Samba 4.1.17-Debian Access denied to fileshare

I freshly installed Debian 8 (Jessie) on a virtual machine. I installed the Samba 4.1.17 server with the intention to have shared folders on my network. I didn't change anything to the configuration, ...
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Samba4, allow no password access to LDAP Directory (NO BIND DN)

I've been looking for this: I have a Samba directory of users, and when i configure my mail client with an LDAP directory, using DN=myuser, DC=example, EC =com as my BIND DN, i'm asked a login ...
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Migrate from MS Active Directory to Samba4

The target is to replicate a MS AD DC (Windows server 2012) to a new Samba4 AD DC, then migrate users to the new Samba domain. This is our first time, and the various documents on the Internet are not ...