[Samba] Problem with Active Directory authentication

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Jun 13 15:27:43 UTC 2016

On 13/06/16 14:43, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> Hello --
> We are not running a Samba domain controller, rather we are relying on 
> our network engineering group. I am not
> sure how willing they are in setting up the NIS extensions feature.
> To facilitate matters, would it be better for our either setting up 
> the current system as a samba domain contoller,
> or establishing a separate computer that functions exclusively in that 
> capacity?
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If you cannot use the RFC2307 attributes, then you could use the winbind 
'rid' backend, see here for more info:


You will need to follow the relevant link and use the 'template' lines.


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