[Samba] Samba4 for AD using existing LDAP, Kerberos, and Bind Setup.

Gémes Géza geza at kzsdabas.hu
Fri May 18 13:06:50 MDT 2012


I don't have a personal experience on it, but in case of suspecting a
missing functionalitaty IMHO you should ask at the samba-rtechnical
mailing list.


> Geza,
>   Have you actually set up a cross domain "trust" in Samba4 yet?  My
> impression was that this was NOT working yet.  I know you can
> configure the S3 server to join the S4 domain, but I don't think
> that's what you are talking about.  I've been waiting to be able to
> set up a domain trust for some time now (with a WS2008 DC "trusting" a
> Samba4 based domain), and would love to know if you've found a way to
> do it!
> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 1:26 AM, Gémes Géza <geza at kzsdabas.hu
> <mailto:geza at kzsdabas.hu>> wrote:
>     On 2012-05-16 04:28, David Minard wrote:
>     > We run Apple's OD to support our Linux, Mac, and Windows clients
>     and servers.  We are under pressure to use AD because more and
>     more software coming out for Windows requires it.  We don't want
>     to use AD, so Samba4 looks good.  However, we don't want to pull
>     apart our directory to implement samba4.  Is there a way to get
>     Samba 4 running so that it is able to use the existing LDAP and
>     Kerberos set up for user info and user auth look up, still support
>     Windows clients with AD, and still use our existing bind for
>     general host look ups, but use samba4's own internal DNS for AD stuff?
>     >
>     > Cheers,
>     > David.
>     >
>     >
>     If Apples solution is based on Samba3 (I have no personal experience
>     with it). You would probably need two domains: the existing one and a
>     new Samba4 one. Then set up a cross-domain trust between. Then
>     join your
>     windows boxes to the Samba4 domain.
>     Regards
>     Geza
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