Can I login file server by using linux local user account when role=active directory domain controller ?

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at
Thu Oct 17 04:13:57 MDT 2013

On 17/10/13 11:10, hyoscar wu wrote:
> Sorry for my too simple description,
> Before enabling samba4 ADDC, I run samba4 as a standalone file server and
> passdb backend=smbpasswd .
> I create the same accounts in /etc/passwd and smbpasswd file.
> Can I login file server by using smbpasswd account (non domain account)
> when samba4 role = ADDC ?
Hi, if you have provisioned Samba 4 and it is now running as an Active 
Directory server, then no, you do not have local users, they all need to 
be domain users.

It might help if you posted your smb.conf


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