[Samba] Log on to Samba 4 AD DC using domain user

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Mon Sep 23 10:43:31 MDT 2013

On Mon, 2013-09-23 at 10:00 -0600, jared.m.jacobson at L-3com.com wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I am having trouble figuring out how to log on to a Samba 4 AD DC using
> any AD domain account.  Has anyone had success doing this?  If so, is
> there a guide somewhere? 

Each domain user must have a uidNumber and a gidNumber to be able to
authenticate to a Linux system such as Samba4. You can use winbind,
nss-ldapd or sssd to do that. I'd recommend storing the numbers in AD
and pulling them direct rather than a separate mapping.


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