[Samba] Problems joining Samba4 domain

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Oct 13 22:43:01 MDT 2013

On Sun, 2013-10-13 at 14:29 +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:

> Just how closely did you follow the webpage you posted in your OP? , it 
> seems to be using the standard samba4 packages from Ubuntu, which if I 
> remember correctly are broken. Also there is a howler on the webpage you 
> posted, you are advised to create a share called [global] , this is the 
> standard top share that you will find in any smb.conf.
> I would advise you to compile samba4 yourself, it is easy, see here: 
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Build_Samba
> I would also suggest that you use the latest tarball (4.1.0)

I totally agree.  We are only now getting current Samba 4.0 packages
into Debian unstable, and Ubuntu's package, particularly on 12.04 is
very, very old.  

Start with current code, and then get network traces and log files if
you still have issues. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT                   http://catalyst.net.nz

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