[Samba] Samba as fileserver on Active Directory domain

Jonathan Petersson jpetersson at garnser.se
Fri Oct 2 11:09:48 MDT 2009

How did you solve the kerberos portion how things, when winbind tries
to connect to my server the kerberos sessions fails as it tries to
connect with the workgroup instead of the realm.



On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 9:36 AM, Ivan Ordonez <iordonez at berkeley.edu> wrote:
> Jonathan Petersson wrote:
>> Hi Ivan,
>> I'm working on a similar thing but is having some issues with the
>> kerberos sessions between samba and AD. Is your Samba server a member
>> of a Win2k8R2 or a Win2k3 domain?
>> Thanks
>> /Jonathan
>> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Ivan Ordonez <iordonez at berkeley.edu>
>> wrote:
>>> Robert LeBlanc wrote:
>>>> What are the permissions on /shared/drive? We use ACLs to control access
>>>> rather than smb.conf. This gives us great flexability and you can kind
>>>> of
>>>> manage it using a Windows machine. If you have Kerberos keytab
>>>> generated,
>>>> you can smbmount on Linux using the -o sec=krb5 and no passwords are
>>>> needed,
>>>> it also obeys ACL. The only catch is that you need to use RID or LDAP
>>>> for
>>>> uid/gid mapping or else your permissions won't line up.
>>>> Robert LeBlanc
>>>> Life Sciences & Undergraduate Education Computer Support
>>>> Brigham Young University
>>>> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Ivan Ordonez <iordonez at berkeley.edu
>>>> <mailto:iordonez at berkeley.edu>> wrote:
>>>>   Hello,
>>>>   We have a Gentoo box running Samba and is a member of the Active
>>>>   Directory domain. This Gentoo box will be a fileserver when
>>>>   everything is completed and setup as it should.  I want our users
>>>>   to login to their computer (Computers are all members of the same
>>>>   Active Directory domain) using Active Directory accounts/domain
>>>>   for authentication. I am using Winbind for Active Directory
>>>>   authentication/integration. I'm almost done except file permission
>>>>   issue.  All is working smoothly (ie. wbinfo, smbclient, getent,
>>>>   etc.). I can access/map the shared drive on the Gentoo box from
>>>>   any Windows computer, login to a machine without a problem using
>>>>   Active Directory accounts.  The Active Directory authentication
>>>>   with Winbind is working as it should.
>>>>   For some odd reason, I can't figure out how to give permissions to
>>>>   all users the ability to make changes/add new folders on the
>>>>   shared drive. I am getting access denied even when the users or
>>>>   group are valid users of the shared drive per smb.conf.  Below is
>>>>   my smb.conf shared configuration:
>>>>   [shared]
>>>>         comment = shared
>>>>         path = /shared/drive
>>>>         read only = no
>>>>         inherit permissions = yes
>>>>         create mask = 755
>>>>         directory mask = 755
>>>>         valid users = @"MYDOMAIN+mygroup"
>>>>         browseable = yes
>>>>         writable = yes
>>>>   Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>>>   -Ivan
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>>> Hi,
>>> The files and folders on the shared drive are owned by local Linux
>>> account.
>>>  The permissions are read, write and execute by the owner, read and write
>>> by
>>> group and all.  I was hoping that smb.conf will control the shared drive
>>> access but having a hard time doing so.  I would like to use ACL if that
>>> is
>>> the best way to make it work.   Would you mind giving me few pointers or
>>> point me to the right direction to get started on ACL?  I am no LDAP
>>> expert
>>> but I think I can get by if I have to use it.
>>> Thanks!
>>> -Ivan
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> Hi Jonathan,
> Our Samba server is a member of Win2k8R2 domain.
> Thanks,
> -Ivan

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