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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Windows 7 extremely slow with samba 4

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using Exchange 2013 with Samba as DC

I realize that Exchange relies heavily on AD, and I was wondering if it is possible install Exchange 2013 into an environment that is running Samba 4 as the DC?
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create second samba4 active directory domain controller for backup

I built up a samba4 active directory domain controller on ubuntu 14.04 and everything is working fine. The Windows clients can log in and do stuff. So far so good. However, in case of emergency, I ...
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GPO with SAMBA as DC

I am working on a network of 500 Windows workstations with Linux servers. SAMBA 4 is in use as the domain controller. Users can move between workstations, and as a results the contents of their ...
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Samba authentication and LDAP

I have an OpenLDAP server that I use for authentication and authorization for various services. All users are of object type inetOrgPerson and my groups are groupOfNames. Now I want to configure ...
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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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Samba4 and Kerberos configuration on a dedicated server

I try to set up Samba 4 on a dedicated server from kimsufi.com but I have difficulties configuring Kerberos and Samba4. I am very confused about IP, Realm, Domain, NetBIOS, DNS etc. in Kerberos and ...
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CentOS cifs client sees Windows 2012 deduplicated files as symlinks

I have CentOS 7.0 VM with a volume mounted on a Windows 2012-R2 file server. The volume contains some big files related to an internal Wordpress site. About a week ago the site became 'broken' and ...
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Unable to login users on Windows 8.1 in Samba domain [closed]

I have a Samba PDC on a virtual machin. On another virtual machine, I have a Windows 8.1 client. I can join the domain with my client but after a few minutes or hours, my users can't login on the ...
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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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Enforce permissions on copying files within samba share

I have a small problem with samba which I'm unable to solve, but I honestly expect there to be no solution. When copying files with restrictive permissions from one directory on the share to another, ...
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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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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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Samba4 internal DNS and isc-dhcp zone update

Could anybody explain, how to solve this problem with internal samba4 DNS and dynamic zone updates from isc-dhcp? In the logs I have: dhcpd: Unable to add reverse map from ...
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Samba 4 (Ubuntu) Administration (Active Directory) via RSAT using Windows 7 error

I want to administrate Samba 4 (Active Directory) via RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) using Windows 7. I have installed the RSAT and opened the "Active Directory Computers and Users" tool in ...
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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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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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Samba 4 schema extension - restart needed?

I'm integrating a custom schema in a Samba 4.2 server. This is working quiet well (using ldbmodify) but I wonder if it is necessary to stop the samba service before running ldbmodify. The Samba Wiki ...
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how to use ldap user account on samba share?

I have ldap user existing on ldap server. And now I want to authenticate that user on samba share to give permission for share folder. How that is possible that Ldap user act as samba user using some ...
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Encrypting SMB traffic with Samba

We use Samba on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a PDC (primary domain controller) with roaming profiles. Everything works fine, except for if we try to enforce encryption via setting: server signing = ...
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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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Samba 4 Fedora 21, I can create the share and log in, but cant read/execute existing folders

I have samba 4 running on Fedora 21. I have a share set up: [mediastorage] comment = MediaStorage path = /mnt/mediastorage public = yes writable = yes printable = no read only ...
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Cannot access when security=users

I cant access to files as annonymous or Linux account while security = users but when security = share everything works fine. My config: # smb.conf is the main Samba configuration file. You find a ...
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SAMBA/LDAP authentication failed in FreeNAS

I got a FreeNAS server and I am trying to share folders using SAMBA. My users are in an OpenLDAP server. The OpenLDAP has the samba.schema loaded. I checked the sambaSID in my FreeNAS and it is the ...
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Setup proxy, dns, file sharing (BIND9, SQUID3, SAMBA4) on lan server [closed]

Lately I buy new server to company and I need help with configure it. Before we have QNAP NAS with web-gui so editing config files wasn't needed. Now I need do it by hand. So I want to have: DNS ...
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Samba name mangling too mangled to be practical

Switched recently from W2K3 to Samba4.0.9/CentOS6.4 for our fileshare for WinXP clients. Have an ancient (1995!) piece of software that uses 8.3 filename format. After the switch, long filenames ...
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Samba AD DC Authentication Problems

I'm trying to setup an AD PDC using Samba4 on Ubuntu 14.04. My endgame here is to have an AD domain with users created by LDAP that can login to the domain and use roaming profiles, so that any users ...
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Mount unix samba 4 share to osx client without mangled file names

I have a unix server (arch linux) with samba 4.1.12. The share has files inside it with utf-8 nfc encoding (standard utf-8). When I mount this samba share into an osx client (10.9.5), files with ...
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Is it possible to import a GPO into Samba 4 without the use of Windows tools?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server which also includes a Samba 3 installation. Currently, I only use it to authenticate users who try to log on into Windows workstations and it works very well. Now, I ...
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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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possible to make samba4's internal dns server listen on non-standard port?

Is it possible to make samba4's internal dns server listen on a port other than 53? I need to run two dns server's on this host -- my desire was to use dnsmasq on the standard port for client's and ...
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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 ...