[Samba] Windows pre-requisites for login with winbind?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Aug 22 11:06:01 UTC 2017

On Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:27:24 +0000
"A. James Lewis via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi!
> Indeed!, this sounds like good advice... there are certainly bugs, I
> had to get the 7.04.5 package from "proposed" to get resolve a PAM
> library issue!... although I suppose that's a packaging problem.
> What is the best way to get an updated Samba package here, I'm trying
> to make this system reproduceable, I have a single script that builds
> the entire container, and sets up an Xrdp terminal server with
> everything configured... Ideally I'd like to do it in a sustainable
> way!... 
> Perhaps migrating to 17.10 would be a good move at this point since
> 4.6.5 is available there, and ultimately my goal would be to have
> this built on 18.04 for some level of stability.... I'm sitting on
> 17.04 right now since the move to Gnome is not popular around
> here.... 
> I guess I could install the 17.10 package on 17.04 for testing, watch
> this space... feedback to follow.
> James

Probably the best way to get up to date Samba Packages, use Debian
instead of Ubuntu, you will then be able to use Louis's packages.


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