[Samba] Samba and ActiveDirectory authentication

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 24 15:42:19 MDT 2014

On 24/07/14 22:37, Daniel Iwan wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm interesting in using Samba shares with Microsoft AD in following way:
> I would like to set up my shares on Samba 3.6.3, authenticate Windows users
> via ActiveDirectory and have users/groups access to those shares configured
> in ActiveDirectory (not in smb.conf). Is that possible?
> I did fair amount of research but I could not find enough information or
> tutorial how to do it.
> Do I need to have special schema etc imported in LDAP?
> I'm not interested in setting up ActiveDirectory on Linux as I need to
> integrate with existing Windows Server (2003 or 2008)
> I'm on Ubuntu 12.04
> Any help and links appreciated.
> Regards
> Daniel

It sounds like you want to set up a member server, have a look here:



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