[Samba] guide to install samba

marcos deconya at riseup.net
Mon Jul 14 06:01:21 MDT 2014

Actually is the AD DC and file server. My idea is to separate to only do
a DC. My problem is about profiles, beacuse I used a mobile profiles,
and now I would like to know options, and how to use local profiles in
samba 4.

I understand than samba 3 and samba 4 works with same config?


For private content :-)

El 14/07/14 13:16, Rowland Penny escribió:
> On 14/07/14 12:11, marcos wrote:
>> Hi
>> El 14/07/2014 13:04, Rowland Penny ha escrit:
>>> On 14/07/14 10:47, marcos wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>> I have and old system with samba 3.0.3 and I will migrate to a new
>>>> server with debian jessie and samba 4. Im looking but Im not sure to
>>>> create the structure samba + ldap + cups a good howto. My idea is to
>>>> configure to use windows 7 how a clients. Any suggestions?
>>>> The only seems to be good
>>>> http://www.unixmen.com/setup-samba-domain-controller-with-openldap-backend-in-ubuntu-13-04/
>>>> but is for ubuntu and I don't know If it's the same for samba 4.
>>>> Thanks!
>>> Hi, not sure what you are trying to achieve here, if you just want
>>> to upgrade samba and end up with a NT style PDC then you should be
>>> able to follow that post, but you probably should upgrade to an AD
>>> DC, NT style PDC's are extremely old and have not been really been
>>> supported by microsoft for some time and they may remove support at
>>> any time.
>>> If you do decide to go for the AD DC, then the samba wiki will be
>>> your friend, or it would be if it wasn't down for maintenance ;-)
>> To do the migration my idea is to config a new server completely
>> clean, and use samba. My ldap is configured separated in other server
>> and only Im interested about the parameters to update from old config
>> and create a new SID. Really now the support is very bad (version
>> 3.0.3) , for this I prefer to work with samba 4, but l don't know If
>> exist any place for instructions to config new samba 4  + ldap.
>> Any suggestions? Or the most updated is the wiki?
>> Thanks!
>>> Rowland
> Anything that samba3 can do, samba4 can do, plus it can also be an AD
> DC, so if that is what you want, just follow the howto you posted,
> making changes where required because it is written for ubuntu and not
> debian.
> Rowland

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