[Samba] getting ERROR: failed to setup guest info. But I cannot setup a guest account due to security policies
steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Nov 12 10:45:01 MST 2013
On Tue, 2013-11-12 at 16:47 +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 12/11/13 16:25, steve wrote:
> > On Tue, 2013-11-12 at 09:41 -0500, Jon West wrote:
> >> I'm trying to set up samba so that we can login to our RHEL 5.5 machines
> >> with our Windows 2008 R2 Active directory credentials. I am succesfully
> >> able to join the domain, but I cannot get the SMBD deamon to stay running
> >> and my log.smbd log is show the
> > Hi
> > If that's all you want to do and you have posted the entirety of your
> > smb.conf then you shouldn't be running smbd. Is this the full setup?
> > Cheers,
> > Steve
> HI, I don't think that is the problem, he only has this in smb.conf:
> idmap config * : backend = rid
> idmap config * : range = 10000-20000
> I would expect something like this:
> idmap config EXAMPLE:schema_mode = rfc2307
> idmap config EXAMPLE:range = 1100-50000
> idmap config EXAMPLE:backend = rid
> idmap config * : range = 210000-3100000
> idmap config * : backend = tdb
> I think he wants the computer to run as a fileserver, in which case smbd
> needs to run, but until he posts a bit more info, it is a bit hard to
> say which way to go next.
I'm assuming that the only information given by the OP is the whole
story. They seem to just want to authenticate against AD. Nothing else.
Change smb.conf to Rowland's version above, kill smbd and start winbind.
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