[Samba] Winbind Offline Login

Stan Hoeppner stan at hardwarefreak.com
Wed Feb 17 02:48:10 MST 2010

Johan Meiring put forth on 2/16/2010 10:16 AM:

> Because Samba cannot be a DC in an AD domain yet.

My bad Johan.  I had assumed that Samba could do it with LDAP and AD
integration.  I've not done it myself, I just assumed the capability was there

> My other option would be to create a Samba DC with a second domain and a
> trust relationship.

That's not quite as kludgy, but still less than elegant.

> I just hoped that the "winbind offline logon" would allow Samba to serve
> shares using cached credentials.

I've never had luck with that, but I'm not that familiar with the Samba winbind
tweaks.  Maybe one of the devs or experienced OPs will have a clue on how to
best do this.

Best of luck with it.  Sorry I wasn't able to be more helpful.


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