[Samba] Installing EnterpriseSamba (Sernet-samba) on Ubuntu

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 6 16:02:14 MST 2014

On 06/12/14 22:31, Donelson Trophy wrote:
> First go to EnterpriseSamba and create an account.
> Logon to their download site and PAY ATTENTION there is a username and
> passkey string you will receive. You will need it!
> Setup the sources in your apt/sources.list
> Do apt-get update
> And then, like Rowland suggested, apt-get install sernet-samba-ad acl
> attr quota fam ntp krb5-user
> Go to Samba4 documentation for the changes you will need to make in your
> fstab file.

And don't bother with the above with ext4 on ubuntu 14.04, it is already 
there, it is just one word 'defaults' :-)

> Setup ntp (it's easy.)
> And then provision your domain /usr/bin/samba-tool domain provision
> This is a quick list of notes that I have made from todays activities.
> Yes, it could be in more detail and I might improve it over time so use
> at your own risk.
> What I found to be the most difficult was the lack of documentation on
> the Sernet-samba website. I found out, in a "round about way" that their
> samba packages are titled as to not interfere with the regular samba
> packages (most contain 'sernet' within the file titles.) This way (I
> think) that as they maintain their (Sernet) repository it will result in
> Sernet-samba packages updating during normal update cycles.
> It worked out for me.
> Special thanks to Rowland for being here on a Saturday afternoon!
It might be Saturday afternoon where you are, its 23.01 where I am :-D


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