[Samba] Need workaround or replacement of "security = server" in SAMBA 4
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue May 27 02:50:33 MDT 2014
On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 08:28:22AM +0000, Goetz, Roland wrote:
> Hello SAMBA developers,
> In our R&D environment we are using 500+ workstations and 30+ servers running RedHat Linux.
> We are using RHEL 3,4,5 with SAMBA 3.0.x , RHEL 6 with SAMBA 3.6.9 and now we are testing migration to RHEL7.
> On each of the 500+ workstations and 10+ servers we have SAMBA server running with "security = server", "password server = <Name or IP of DomainController> ", "encrypt passwords = Yes" and "username map = /etc/samba/smbusers". This worked perfectly on all of our workstations and servers from RHEL3 through RHEL6 !!
> But now with RHEL7 only SAMBA 4 is available and "security = server" is no longer there.
> Our Windows environment is completely managed by our IT and we are not able or allowed to add domain members and we often need to re-install our workstations so we cannot add the workstation to the domain.
> Is there any possibility to allow our Linux users to access SAMBA shares (inclusive [homes]) on each workstation and server from their Windows PCs (Win 7 mainly) with getting authenticated automatically by the existing Windows DC or LDAP?
Set up a trust? This way you have control over your own
infrastructure and have to talk to your Windows IT
department just once.
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