Samba 4 Trust relationship with Windows 2008 Active Directory

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Aug 11 05:05:22 MDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-08-11 at 15:57 +0530, SATHYA - IT wrote:
> Thanks Pavel.
> In case if we have both Samba and Windows AD in an environment - is there
> any possibilities of having windows AD users accessing Samba domain services
> (which mean if I configure a file server based on Samba 4 AD authentication,
> is there any possibility of providing file services for Windows AD users in
> this environment). 

I'm really sorry, but it's really this simple:  Samba4 cannot be
anything other than a single domain on it's own.  We realise this is a
significant limitation, and we are working to resolve it - indeed, we
hope to work on it intensivly over the next 6 weeks - but for now that
is the situation.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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