[Samba] Managing Samba Active directory.
steve_a at cinergymetro.net
Tue May 5 10:13:38 MDT 2015
You can install the ADUC tools on Windows 7, and running it as a VM is a
On 05/05/2015 10:11 AM, Sketch wrote:
> Great summary from Luke, but I would add a couple of things:
>> A combination of the samba-tool command and pdbedit can achieve most
>> things...Our internal documentation also says you need to use the
>> ADUC tools to add UNIX Attributes to a Security Group. There might be
>> a way to do it on the command line but none of us have seemed to have
>> bothered to figure it out :-)
> I though pdbedit was only for non-active directory setups? However,
> it's easy to add attributes to a user manually with ldbedit or via
> script with ldbmodify. There are also samba-tool options to add most
> of the common ones at user creation time. See "samba-tool user add
>> I would recommend a single Windows Server (2012) with the ADUC tools
>> installed for management (you could probably get by with Win8.1 but
>> Server is less "graphical").
> I would recommend not wasting your money on Windows Server, as the
> ADUC tools are identical between server and desktop versions of windows.
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