[Samba] Samba with AD Authentication Backend

Adam Tauno Williams adamtaunowilliams at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 16:54:04 GMT 2007

> Please help me if you can. Has somebody ever managed to configure Samba PDC
> to use AD  as an  authentication backend, i.e,  like an ldap backend.
> I'am trying to build a system where Samba is my PDC and I want to
> authenticate AD users in my Samba domain. I do not want to add Samba to AD
> domain, and I can not use an Ldap Server (like OpenLdap).
> Is this possible? What do I need to do?

I doubt it.  But you can [I believe, last I knew] that you can establish
a trust between an AD domain and an NT4 domain (with a Samba PDC).  That
should provide access to domain resources by AD domain users.

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