[Samba] Back with my UID problems

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 26 15:45:02 MST 2015

On 26/02/15 22:24, Brett Wynkoop wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:48:07 +0000
> Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> OK, you would appear to be running samba4 in AD mode, i.e. you
>> provisioned it.
>> You have now tried to add things to your smb.conf to make it work
>> like samba3, this will not work! Put your smb.conf back to what it
>> was like just after the provision and then go and read the samba
>> wiki : https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Main_Page and search the
>> internet on how to run an Active Directory domain. This will probably
>> entail adding 'uidNumber' attributes to your AD users and 'gidNumber'
>> attributes to some of your AD groups.
>> As for creating users & groups, samba 4 comes with 'samba-tool' for
>> more info on this, run 'samba-tool --help' or 'samba-tool user add
>> --help', you can also run 'man samba-tool'
>> Rowland
> The config file produced by samba-tool produced a server that would
> allow no connections.  Here is the samba-tool produced config:
> root at prd2:/usr/local/etc # cat smb4.conf.initial
> # Global parameters
> [global]
>          workgroup = WYNN
>          realm = WYNN.COM
>          netbios name = PRD2
>          server role = active directory domain controller
>          dns forwarder =
>          idmap_ldb:use rfc2307 = yes
> [netlogon]
>          path = /var/db/samba4/sysvol/wynn.com/scripts
>          read only = No
> [sysvol]
>          path = /var/db/samba4/sysvol
>          read only = No
> This is not the first time you have said "read the documentation".  I
> have 30 years as a Unix admin and have been reading and writing
> documentation for as long.  I will point out that the first time I came
> to this group with this issue I had spent 3 weeks reading everything I
> could find on the web to find a solution.  This included the official
> docs as well as any other source that seemed to have any information.
> Now after a couple of months away from the project because of other
> matters that were more pressing at the time I have returned to the
> problem.  I did the same due diligence before I made my most recent
> request for help.  It is most refreshing to get the answer RTFM yet
> again.  Thank you for all your help.
> -Brett

Just what do you mean by 'allow no connections' ?? where from ? how?

Give us a bit more info and we may be able to help you.


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