[Samba] Samba AD with Microsoft Account
caskater47 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 19:26:10 UTC 2016
Yes I have provisioned the samba server as an Active Directory domain
controller (I mentioned that in the first e-mail).
The reason for linking the two is to provide easy access to additional MS
services that won't be hosted internally (e.g. OneDrive, Skype, MS Store).
Ultimately I am using this as a private domain at home to simplify device
management but I want to continue be able to use existing MS services as
On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 11:13 AM, Rowland penny <rpenny at samba.org> wrote:
> 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:
>> 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
>> 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.
>> 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,
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