[Samba] Re: Authentication against AD?

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Sep 13 19:58:37 GMT 2005

Jason Gerfen wrote:
> I am having a hard time getting Samba to authentication correctly 
> against a Windows Active Directory setup.

>        template shell = /bin/bash
>        template homedir = /home/%D/%U

> I can run the net ads join command which works fine, but if I try to 
> authentication without a local account I am recieving errors.  Any 
> assistance or pointers is appreciated.

If you want to avoid the use of local accounts, you also need to 
configure/use winbind and pam+nss_winbind

-- Rex

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