[Samba] How to join a Linux machine to a Samba4 domain

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Fri Jan 31 10:57:01 MST 2014

On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 08:43 -0800, Lea Massiot wrote:
> Hello,
> Steve:
> > Yes, that's what many of us here do. We have a Samba4 DC and a separate
> > Samba4 machine to serve the files from the shares you make. It works
> > well. Summary of terminology we use: Samba4 DC, Samba4 file-server.
> Yes, well this is what I need to do too.
> Personally, I do not call the "Windows" domain clients "file-servers" even
> if they share directories and files on the "Samba4" domain.
> This is the reason why I was only talking about "joining the Samba4 domain"
> and "creating a share" on a "Linux Debian Wheezy" machine.
> Now, it sounds a big word to me, but maybe this is what you call a "Samba4
> file-server" that I need to install on the "Linux Debian Wheezy" client
> machine...

Call it whatever you like. But it remains a Samba installation which
serves files to other computers in the domain. That's why many of us
call it simply, 'file server'. Some call it member server. Others, a

Anyway, I think I now know what you want. Try this:


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