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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SAMBA 4.1.6 create public share

I just upgraded Ubuntu server to 14.04 which took samba up to 4.1.6. My public share (local home network so not worried about security so much as family getting to files simply and anonymously), has ...
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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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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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Windows 10: AD Domain Admin with missing rights?

Maybe my title is not correct but I wouldn't know how else to name it at this point. If I log into a Windows 10 machine with the main AD Domain Admin Account, I get an error message when entering ...
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Samba 4.1 (Ubuntu 14.04) prompts for password when listing shares

I had to upgrade my Ubuntu Server to 14.04 which comes with Samba 4.1 (I used Samba 3 previously). I had to switch from security = share to security = user, because it looks like the first one seems ...
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Today Samba just stopped working

So Samba4 has worked for the past 5 months with my current setup; however, today I attempted to connect to my share and I received this error: \\{server} is not accessible. You might not have ...
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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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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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Winbind not enumerating users and groups of trusted domain

I'm using Samba 4.1.6-Ubuntu in Ubuntu 14.04, for authenticating users from two domains with a one-way cross-forest trust between them. Samba machine is joined to DOMAINA, while DOMAINB is the trusted ...
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Mounting encrypted Samba share (linux server/client)

I'm trying to set up encrypted samba access. In order to achieve that I've added 2 lines to [global] scope in smb.conf: server signing = mandatory smb encrypt = mandatory But unfortunately I can't ...
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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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What authentication protocols are negotiated by HP Printers to Windows Server Shares?

I am trying to find information specifying the protocol negotiation process for newer HP printers that can perform direct scans to Windows-style shared folders - in particular, the HP 8600-series is ...
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Samba4 share permissions not resolving correctly on server

I'm a bit new to Samba4 and using it as an AD DC. I have a functioning server but seem to be having permissions issues. Currently, if I create a folder (from Windows) in a Samba share, the ...
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samba4 unix user and group id mappings

I've got a samba4 on an ubuntu server (samba 4.1.17). The linux system users are available from samba dc via sssd (ldap module) and are working ok. I can login via ssh, create and access directories ...
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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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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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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 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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Better samba4 logging

My default logging conf in smb.conf for samba-4.3.0 is: log level = 1 log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m The good thing is: all samba logs is in the same directory; each service and workstation has ...
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Samba4 & Active Directory Kerberos [Cannot contact any KDC for realm 'INTERNAL.CORP.COM' while getting initial credentials

Yesterday I configured an Active Directory Server using Arch Linux and Samba 4 following this guide. I even added a client to the domain and was able to log in successfuly on my client. After a ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Samba4 and BIND9_DLZ - static records with samba_dnsupdate dynamic dlz

I have some records in bind for my DNS zone. Now I want to configure Samba4 Active Directory which wants to add some dynamic records into my zone. So I include /var/lib/samba/private/named.conf in my ...
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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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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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Freebsd 8.1 Samba4 smbclient returns NT_STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER

I'd like to setting up a NAS server and run Samba4 on it. When I'm runing this command: # smbclient -I 192.168.48.128 -L NAS_GROUP Enter root's password: Connection to 192.168.48.128 failed (Error ...
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Computers on preexisting Windows 2008 domain accepting accounts from Samba3/4 domain

I have a web application written in PHP where I would like to allow existing users to log into Windows computers, too. Re-hash of their passwords is doable (by requesting them to change the password). ...
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Samba4 provides high I/O load

I use sernet-samba package (version 4.0.9-6) on Debian 7. Samba configured as additional AD controller. Samba process infinitely writes something to disk and makes high I/O load: Total DISK READ: ...
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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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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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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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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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Samba4 creates unnecessary acl permissions on new folder

I am using samba4 ad dc on ubunut 14.04. When User user1 in Group group1 is creating a new folder in the directory \ADS\sysvol\ads.dns\newFolder, then the folder has the following ACL: $getfacl ...
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samba4 no access to share over domain name on win7

i have installed and configured samba4 on ubuntu 14.04 and Remote Server Administration Tools on a fresh Windows7 (client). Samba4 is configured as a Domain Controller with DNS. On Win7, when I open ...
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Setting Folder Quota in Samba

The main problem is that if a user has used up their home directory quota, then they are unable to write to group directories as well. I have a samba server that obtains user information from an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Samba4.2 & ubuntu 13.10 session setup failed: NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND

I have ubuntu 13.10 with samba 4.2 I use samba with internal DNS. My smb.conf # Global parameters [global] # interfaces = 192.168.0.1 workgroup = BAGCHE realm = BAGCHE.RU ...
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Squid sticks to credentials until reloaded

I have successfully setup a squid server authenticating to kerberos/ntlm/ldap to a samba4 server and they all work just fine (its such a beautiful thing!!! :D) I am now starting to make my ACLs and I ...