[Samba] How do you join a Linux mailserver to a Samba domain?

Steve Ankeny steve_a at cinergymetro.net
Fri Apr 24 06:16:51 MDT 2015

interesting, thx . . .

SOGO/Openchange/Dovecot/Postfix are on the same box as my Samba AD DC

Inverse provides provisioning instructions for using Samba AD DC as the 
source for SOGo/Openchange, and those have been working properly BEFORE 
we joined the Windows 2008 R2 Servers to the domain.

One Windows Server acts as a Remote Desktop Server (Terminal Services) 
and the other as SQL Server.

I wondered if joining the SQL Server as a Domain Controller would help.  
However, I see that I need to look into the FSMO rules and their 
relationship to SOGo/Openchange (and stay away from a second DC)

How can I join the mailserver portion of my Ubuntu Server?  How can I 
identify it in the ADUC schema?

On 04/24/2015 08:03 AM, Daniel Müller wrote:
> SOGo/Openchange is not willing i f it is not holding the fsmo roles. And by
> the way in an multiple DC replicating environment you can kill your domain
> on the fly even with
> a real "Exchange-Server" if you are not carefull  enough.
> So the only way to make OPenchange live in your domain ist o join it as dc.
> And status of development as far as I know this is hard to do.
> Or you manage to provision as new domain and write a script per scp to add
> users to both domains.
> Good Luck
> Daniel
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> Auftrag von Steve Ankeny
> Gesendet: Freitag, 24. April 2015 13:40
> An: Bob Miller; samba at lists.samba.org
> Betreff: Re: [Samba] How do you join a Linux mailserver to a Samba domain?
> thx, Bob . . .
> The e-mail problems appears to be a permissions and summary file issue.
> I gave the users Administrative permissions, and everything worked
> perfectly.  Then I compacted the folders and rebuilt the summary files, took
> away Administrator permissions, and everything STILL works perfectly.
> When I posted the question, I wondered if there was some step in joining the
> mailserver I'd missed.
> I'm told when Microsoft Exchange is installed, it adds entries to Active
> Directory, and I wondered about alternative mailservers.  I see no place in
> the ADUC MMC to identify the SOGo/Dovecot mailserver.
> The same server functions as the Samba AD DC, and alternatively, I wondered
> if I should use a Windows Server as a Domain Controller pointing back to
> Samba AD DC  Would that identify my mailserver?
> I also don't understand why the ADUC MMC failed to created a "new" user.
> On 04/23/2015 03:38 PM, Bob Miller wrote:
>> It's getting quite far out of date, so I dont' publish links to it
>> publicly, but you can find how to configure dovecot for samba4 here:
>> http://cocnm.computerisms.ca/index.php/Install_Qmail-ldap,_Dovecot,_an
>> d_Related_Email_Services#Obtain_and_Install_Dovecot
>> On 15-04-23 12:20 PM, Steve Ankeny wrote:
>>> I tried to create a new user in ADUC on Windows (using the AD MMC)
>>> and received another error that appears to relate to the issue --
>>> I presume it's speaking of storage space in my Samba AD DC but "df"
>>> shows otherwise.
>>> Can someone point me to a tutorial?
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