[Samba] Samba share to use AD for authentication

Kums kumaran.rajaram at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 00:21:48 GMT 2008


You need to use Winbind to enable Samba authenticate users via AD.

Please see the following link for more info:

Also, you need to add AD info in smb.conf
workgroup = <DOMAIN_NAME>
realm = <AD_REALM>
security = ADS
auth methods = winbind
password server = <AD_Server_IP>


On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 5:03 PM, James D. Parra <Jamesp at musicreports.com>wrote:

> Hello,
> I setup a Linux box to join an AD domain, which it did, and set up a share
> on the Linux box, but I am not sure how to have the samba share
> authenticate
> users via the AD.
> Does anyone have any pointers on how to do this?
> Thank you,
> James
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