[Samba] Samba AD with Microsoft Account

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Jan 11 19:13:34 UTC 2016

On 11/01/16 19:04, Jean-Philippe Steinmetz wrote:
> Sure. In short, I am trying to link a Microsoft Account to a domain 
> profile on the workstation.
> I log in to the workstation with the user profile controlled by the 
> samba AD server (e.g. MYDOMAIN\MyUser). Then once logged in I attempt 
> to link an existing Microsoft Account to that user profile. I do this 
> by going to Settings->Accounts->Add a Microsoft account.

No, still not understanding this, have you provisioned samba4 as an 
active directory server ?
If you have, why are you trying to link an active directory account with 
an active directory account?

I feel I am missing something here ???


PS, please keep this on list
> When I select "Add a Microsoft account" I am prompted to enter the 
> user credentials of that account. I click sign-in but nothing happens 
> from that point and the account is not properly linked.
> After doing some searching online I discovered the following technet 
> page https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj966262.aspx .  The 
> page seems to indicate that the default state should allow MS accounts 
> to be linked but this only became a problem once I joined the computer 
> to the domain. Prior to that I was able to link the MS account 
> successfully to a local profile.
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 10:53 AM, Rowland penny <rpenny at samba.org 
> <mailto:rpenny at samba.org>> wrote:
>     On 11/01/16 18:24, Jean-Philippe Steinmetz wrote:
>         Hello,
>         I've just set up my first samba server as a primary Active
>         Directory domain
>         controller. Everything seems to be working just fine. I've
>         joined the
>         domain with two Windows 10 machines and are able to log in
>         successfully
>         using the domain credentials. However, when I go to add a
>         Microsoft Account
>         to a domain profile I find I am unable to. After entering my login
>         information nothing happens.
>     I am sure this is just a language problem :-)     but do you mean,
>     adding a profile attribute to a user account ?
>     Or to put it another way, could you be a bit more specific on what
>     you are trying to do and where.
>     Rowland
>         Looking at the MS documentation there should be a rule in
>         policy manager
>         for "Block Microsoft accounts." I found it my local policy
>         manager and made
>         sure to set it to disabled but that doesn't seem to help. Is
>         this a known
>         issue? Is there a domain policy I need to modify?
>         Thanks in advance,
>         Jean-Philippe
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