[Samba] configuring Shares, Users with Samba 4.0.5 as an AD DC

Ulrich Schneider man at ulrichschneider.de
Sun May 19 03:57:44 MDT 2013

I don't have a clue ... just want to make samba and windows ad work

uli at uli-sd30v10:/data$ net ads join -U Administrator
Host is not configured as a member server.
Invalid configuration.  Exiting....
Failed to join domain: This operation is only allowed for the PDC of the 
uli at uli-sd30v10:/data$ cat /etc/nsswitch.conf
# /etc/nsswitch.conf
# Example configuration of GNU Name Service Switch functionality.
# If you have the `glibc-doc-reference' and `info' packages installed, try:
# `info libc "Name Service Switch"' for information about this file.

passwd:         compat
group:          compat
shadow:         compat

hosts:          files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4
networks:       files

protocols:      db files
services:       db files
ethers:         db files
rpc:            db files

netgroup:       nis
uli at uli-sd30v10:/data$

Am 19.05.2013 11:53, schrieb steve:
> On Sun, 2013-05-19 at 11:30 +0200, Ulrich Schneider wrote:
>> Looks to me like "valid users" is not working.
>>         valid users = @samdom+schueler
>> [lehrer]
>>         path = /data/lehrer
>>         comment = Lehrer
>>         read only = no
>>         valid users = @samdom+lehrer
> Hi
> samdom is a domain
> I don't understand. wbinfo lists no users r groups. Do you want everyone
> in the domain to have access?
> This would make sense:
> valid users = @uli+someone-else
> What do you have in /etc/nsswitch.conf?
> One of the reasons I run away from smb.conf!
> Steve

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