[Samba] Samba4 AD DC Implementation Report - YAY! And Thanks for the tools!

Deven Phillips deven.phillips at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 13:56:22 MDT 2015

I guess I did miss that Marc! Anyhow, I just send the original message to
say Bravo Zulu on a job well done. I think that the provisioning
instructions for Samba4 AD DC work VERY well... There were no real
complaints other than the fact I had to do it 3 times to get the
instructions straight...


On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 2:50 PM, Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfeld at samba.org>

> Hello Deven,
> Am 16.03.2015 um 18:29 schrieb Deven Phillips:
> > In my initial configuration using the provisioning tool I did not set
> > "interfaces" or "bind interfaces only" in the smb.conf, so when I
> populated
> > the Bind9 DLZ file I ended up with several A records for my DC which were
> > IP address which cannot be accessed by other hosts on the network.
> Have you seen:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_AD_DC_HOWTO#Provisioning_The_Samba_Active_Directory
> > If your future Domain Controller has multiple NICs, the following two
> > options are required. This is because „samba-tool“ would auto-choose
> > one of the IPv4/IPv6 addresses if multiple interfaces were found,
> > therefore it is necessary to bind Samba to the desired interfaces
> > using
> >
> > --option="interfaces=lo eth0" --option="bind interfaces only=yes"
> Regards,
> Marc

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