[Samba] samba4 with fedora 13

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Wed Oct 6 12:53:55 MDT 2010

  On 06/10/2010 17:06, Michael Wood wrote:
> I have copied my reply to samba-technical.  The Samba4 HOWTO still says:
> "While Samba4 is still in alpha release we would encourage you to
> report both your successes and failures to the samba-technical mailing
> list on http://lists.samba.org"
> On 6 October 2010 13:17, suresh k<ksuresh136 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> hi,
>> iam new to samba4.
>> followed steps given in
>> wiki.samba.org/index.php/*Samba4*<http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba4>
> Do you mean this?
> http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba4/HOWTO
>> but iam not able to complete the installation. if anybody is successful in
>> samba4 pls provide step by step procedure.
> The HOWTO should work (except for the rsync part at the moment), but I
> suggest you download the recently released alpha 13 tarball instead of
> using GIT.
>> os : fedora 13
>> package : samba-4.0.0alpha11 package
> That's pretty old.  Try the alpha13 tarball.
>> not having dns server
> You will need a working DNS server.
>> step1
>> *Downloaded samba-4.0.0alpha11 package*
>> step 2
>> *compile samba4*
>> in Make quicktest   ALL OK msg came
>> step 3
>> *install samba*
>> step 4
>> *provision samba*
>> is it must to have a DNS server for samba, if not how to do. pls help.
> Yes, you need a DNS server.  The HOWTO explains basically how to configure it.*
All the kerberos stuff heavily rely on DNS, so a working DNS is a must 
have. Best results are achieved with a recent version of bind and by 
following the doc carefully.

Last week I've been bitten one more time by a small error ..


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team        http://samba.org

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