[Samba] Multiple domains issue

tms3 at tms3.com tms3 at tms3.com
Sun Jan 23 11:05:29 MST 2011

> I encountered a strange problem recently when changing the IP of my
> Samba server.  We are in the process of moving from an ancient NT4
> domain to an AD domain.  We did a full migration of all the users, and
> up until Friday, our AD users were able to access the Samba server
> (which is still on the NT domain) with full permissions, etc.
> On Friday for reasons completely unrelated, we had to change the IP of
> the Samba server.  When we brought it up on the new IP, it gave an 
> error
> bringing up the Samba daemons.  I was rushed and didn't pay to much
> attention to the error, but instead took the easy route of removing
> Samba from the NT domain, and re-joining.
> That got the Samba daemons up and running and we mostly had no 
> problem,
> except now the AD users aren't allowed to access their home 
> directories.

Home directories in a trusted domain is probably a bad idea, and 
likely has some permission issues. It might be best to join the samba 
server to the AD domain instead.
> The AD and NT domains have a mutual trust relationship, and all SSIDs
> for the users on both domains are the same.  As I said, prior to 
> Friday,
> these users were able to access.
> I'm not entirely sure how Samba handles multiple domains, etc. and I
> have no idea how to even begin to trouble shoot this problem.  Any
> suggestions would be welcome.
> -Ron
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