[Samba] Adding XP to a samba domain
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Mon Dec 29 22:27:05 GMT 2003
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Conlan Adams wrote:
> Bare with me please :-)
> I know this question has probably been asked before but a quick overview of
> the archives didn't help me out.
> Couple of parts
> 1. Can a samba domain be established that doesn't require registry hacks on
> an XP machine to add the XP machine?
Yes. Use Samba-3.0.x. Can not be done with Samba-2.2.x.
> 2. What would a VERY basic smb.conf file look like that creates a samba
> domain for W2K and XP machines?
# Global parameters
workgroup = MIDEARTH
server string = Samba3
passdb backend = tdbsam
username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
log file = /var/log/samba/%m
smb ports = 139 445
add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -m %u
delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel -r %u
add group script = /usr/sbin/groupadd %g
delete group script = /usr/sbin/groupdel %g
add user to group script = /usr/sbin/usermod -G %g %u
add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -s /bin/false -d /dev/null
domain logons = Yes
os level = 35
preferred master = Yes
domain master = Yes
idmap uid = 15000-20000
idmap gid = 15000-20000
winbind use default domain = Yes
Is that basic enough?
> 3. Does anyone remember my name? :-)
Nope. But I trust you. :)
> I used to be a big samba lister about 2-3 years ago, but havent been around
> due to changes in jobs.
Thanks for hepling out.
> Thanks for any help I can get
Fee for service remains the same.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org
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