- Please help with AD authentication

Taylor, Jonn jonnt at taylortelephone.com
Wed May 25 08:29:41 MDT 2011

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On 05/24/2011 02:48 PM, RangavaS at mskcc.org wrote:
> Hi;
> I am a new user to samba and configured a password server for AD authentication.  The authentication is fine and the windows client is authenticating without asking for the password. We want samba to authenticate to AD by requesting a username and password and authenticate to windows AD only without caring about unix passwords. It should not look for unix authentication. Please find my smb file enclosed.
> security = server
>         password server =
>         wins server =
>         name resolve order = wins hosts bcast
>         log level = 3
>         log file = /tmp/logs/samba/%m.log
>         max log size = 3000
>         socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
>         dns proxy = No
>         read only = no
>         [samba1]
>         comment = Shared data
>         path = /samba
>         msdfs root = yes
>         read only = No
>         create mask = 0770
>         directory mask = 0770
>         public = yes
>         browsable = yes
>         Thanks for your help in advance.
> Surya Murthy
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