[Samba] Re: Join Linux client to Samba PDC domain

Henrik Zagerholm henke at mac.se
Fri Jun 8 08:12:36 GMT 2007

8 jun 2007 kl. 09:56 skrev Julian Pilfold-Bagwell:

> Matt wrote:
>>> Now I want the same thing in a different environment
>>> CentOS Samba PDC in domain mode and LDAP
>>> Windows XP and Vista clients joined to the Samba domain
>>> Linux File Server (which I don't know how to configure)
>>> So I want all the Windows clients to be able to access the shares  
>>> on  my LInux File Server but I want my CentOS Samba PDC to handle  
>>> the  authentication with Singel-Sign-On style.
>>> How would I configure my Linux Files server? security = domain,   
>>> server, or?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Henrik
>> Hi Henrik,
>> I just did a similar thing setting up an AIX file server with a  
>> Linux-based
>> Samba PDC.  I'm pretty sure you want to set the Linux file server  
>> up as a domain
>> member server:
>> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/domain- 
>> member.html
>> You're right on with security=domain.  Then you just have to add  
>> the LDAP admin
>> stuff to the samba config and secrets database (i.e. smbpasswd -w  
>> [LDAP admin
>> passwd goes here], net rpc getsid [domain name here], net rpc join
>> -Uroot%[password goes here]) and a few other config steps outlined  
>> in the link I
>> put above...
>> Hopefully that gets you started int he right direction.
>> -Matt
> Hiya,
> You need this document:
> http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-Guide/unixclients.html#wdcsdm
> There's also additional info in the samba docs at samba.org.  
> Particularly useful are Samba 3 by example and the Samba 3 Howto.
Ahh spot on! Thanks!

> Cheers,
> jools
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