My /etc/samba/smb.conf is# This is the main Samba configuration file. You should read the
# smb.conf(5) manual page in order to understand the options listed
# here. Samba has a huge number of configurable options (perhaps too
# many!) most of which are not shown in this example
# For a step to step guide on installing, configuring and using samba,
# read the Samba-HOWTO-Collection.
I am having problems getting Samba to authenticate AD users to Samba shares. Since I need to get our file server back online I think I will just run Samba as a standalone server. The problem with that is I have a AD domain so I have some concerns. First off can Samba serve files to users that are part of a domain without the Samba server having to join the domain?
The samba 4.0 has finally been released.I was reading its features at https://www.samba.org/samba/news/releases/4.0.0.html .One thing which is confusing me is (as the release says ).
"Samba 4.0 provides everything needed to serve as an Active Directory Compatible Domain Controller for all versions of Microsoft Windows clients currently supported by Microsoft, including the recently rele
So, I'm attempting to set up a Samba server from a suse Install. I found How To Samba With Suse 10.3 And Windows XP and have been using it as a guide. i got it all the way to the end, with some modifications because i used the latest release of suse.
Has anybody got users on Windows Samba clients setting their passwords on first logon or expiration? For any combination of Samba username/password backend, Samba as domain controller or standalone, Windows clients as domain members or standalone.
Can I create a domain using SAMBA and set up Active Directory with SAMBA on it? And by this I mean no windows servers involved. I would also like to be able to log in from a Windows machine. Preferably on OpenSuSE.
My objective is to have a domain with centralized authentication just like AD.