[Samba] Samba and Active Diectory

Christopher Odenbach odenbach at hni.uni-paderborn.de
Tue Mar 4 07:25:43 GMT 2003


> problem:
> I wish to implement samba on a solaris 8 with authentication from a
> win2k active directory server.
> I wish to have user dorectories mounted to AD server via samba and
> authenticated via AD.
> Anyone knows an easy/doable way to do this?

If you have all the windows users also defined on the solaris box 
(locally in /etc/passwd, via nis or ldap), then just

- set "security = domain"
- join the samba server to the AD domain

If you don't want to define the users on solaris, use winbind.


    Dipl.-Ing. Christopher Odenbach
    HNI Rechnerbetrieb
    odenbach at uni-paderborn.de
    Tel.: +49 5251 60 6215

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