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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Apache 2.4 won't start with non-local DocumentRoot

To avoid bitrot, I'm consolidating all files on a fileserver running FreeBSD 10.2 with ZFS and Samba 4.2. Trying to move my toy webserver's pages onto the fileserver while leaving Apache on my dev ...
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How to join a linux host to a Samba4 active directory

I have been attempting to coerce a pair of linux domain members to a Samba4 active directory. Although I have numerous niggles and unanswered questions raised during the setup, there are currently ...
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Cannot set ACL permission at Samba share

I have setup samba share at xfs file system. Samba 4.2 runs at CentOS 7. Setting POSIX ACLs and extended attributes works as expected (setfacl -m user:joe:rw example.txt, setfattr -n user.example -v ...
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Samba4 Active Directory, Dovecot/Postfix LDAP auth lookups

I have 2 Ubuntu linux 14.04 servers with Samba4 on them. One is the AD master, the other is the AD backup. Before the Samba 3.8.4 update, my Postfix+Dovecot servers were able to do user lookups and ...
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Joining Samba4 domain as BDC

I am attempting to build a Backup Domain Controller (or BDC or Read Only Domain Controller, or whatever you decide to call it), but I am having issues joining the server to the Samba4 domain. I have ...
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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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Windows Share: Wrong content?

I like it to use Linux for many things (e.g. programming), but i also need Windows many times. So i have a virtual Ubuntu and a native Window. To share data i have installed samba on Linux (Ubuntu) ...
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Symbolic link in CIFS/SMB and Samba

As I know, Symbolic links is supported in SMB2. Has Samba implemented this feature yet?. If it is implemented in Samba, is there any difference between symbolic link supported in Windows Server share (...
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VSS-like feature for SMB file shares in Samba4

In Samba4, is there any feature like VSS for SMB file shares in Windows Server? I see that the Previous Version tab exists under Properties in the context menu on the client side, but I don't know ...
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Symlinked files in shares not showing for clients

I have a bunch of shares that contains symlinks to files and folders. But the files don't show up when viewed by clients. Let's assume I have Ubuntu set up as a Samba Domain Controller and I add a ...
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Samba4 AD with MS Excel 2013 locks file with hyperlink to itself

I work on a mid-size company where last month we implemented an Active Directory using Samba 4 on Linux Arch. We have not had any problems at all until today. The problems come when any user creates ...
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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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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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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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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 http://directory....
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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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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 http://www....
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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 shows:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Using static records in dynamic zone with Samba and BIND_DLZ

I've deployed Samba4 as AD controller using BIND_DLZ as a backend. It works ok. Now I have a bunch of servers with static IP's, and I would like to resolve them, but I can't find a way to do this. So ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 32-...
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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 ...