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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Variables are not expanded in smb.conf when using Samba 4

I'm using Samba 4.0.0beta2 on Debian Wheezy as Active Directory domain controller. I also use winbind in my /etc/nsswitch.conf so getent passwd returns domain users. I've set template homedir = ...
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How to setup Samba4 to enable NTFS encryption?

I'm currently giving the sernet.de samba4 (rc1) appliance a shot (running inside vmware player on Windows 7). Providing a share is no problem, but the client still can't choose to encrypt files. What ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Samba 4 `wbinfo` missing on CentOS

I have installed samba4.x86_64 and the samba4-winbind using yum. The wbinfo command is not present anywhere on the box. Is there an alternative to wbinfo in Samba4?
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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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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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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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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 DLC and Windows 7 Clients. Random drop of connection. Kerberos?

I have a Samba (Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu) DLC (Server role: ROLE_ACTIVE_DIRECTORY_DC) on an Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) Several Windows 7 Professional Clients are connected every day and usually ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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GID/UID Wrong with Samba4 Member server

I have joined a Ubuntu 14,04 server to my 2012 domain using Samba4 but when I check the id of a user I get GID that are out of range. The GID/UID of running a "ID domain_user" come back completely ...
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samba4 DC distro with samba4 git DC

We have already Samba4 AD DC which is installed via git from sources (to Fedora), and it will work fine. Now I should add there a secondary DC to domain, but I would like to use (CentOS 6.5) distro ...
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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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linux user to authenticate with local samba4 ldap instead of shadow file

I have tried to use sssd to bind user authentication with samba4 ldap. but seeems like is not working. (method 2). example at ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 install: error with samba4 domain

Am attempting to install SCCM 2012 R2 onto a member server in a domain with a Samba4 DC. I have every reason to believe that AD is working: smbclient reports (what I believe) are the appropriate ...
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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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Exclude the user(s) from nss mapping

I have added a Linux machine to AD via samba 4. I've added the winbind to nsswitch mapping but it has turned out that there is a user root in the domain. I have workaround it in pam by pam_succeed_if ...
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Cant set permission on NFS files through Windows client and Samba4 AD

Hello: First Excuse, my language is not English. Maybe they can help me with this problem. I have an old infrastructure with Samba2 Domain server. And another nfs server disk, connected and ...
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FreeBSD with Samba4 share permissions error

I have provisioned a samba4 server on FreeBSD 10 using UFS as a filesystem. However, I cannot seem to manage NTFS permissions for the shares such that roaming profiles can be implemented. My ...
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Can browse sysvol but not netlogon with Samba 4.1.5-SerNet-RedHat-7.el6 on CentOS 6.5

I have three servers: a Win2003 box running as the first AD DC, a 64-bit CentOS 6.5 box running Samba 4.1.5 x64 in AD DC mode, and a 32-bit CentOS 6.5 box running the same version of everything but ...
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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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samba4 add user script not working

I installed Samba 4 and I need to execute a bash script after a user is created from a Windows machine. With Samba 3 I used the add user script = /usr/sbin/adduser %u -s /bin/false -m -g users So, I ...
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Mysterious kinit-failure on Debian Jessie

I have a machine with the Samba 4 AD and the second as a client. After two days of good operation, suddenly the kinit stopped working on the client-side. The reason is quite mysterious. It cannot ...