[Samba] Minimal AD DC server for dev/test setup

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 20:35:02 UTC 2017

On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 1:07 PM, Rowland Penny <rpenny at samba.org> wrote:
> Use the internal dns server when you provision, this will get you the
> simplest DC ;-)

Noted, thanks!

On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 1:09 PM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> Yes.  You can set 'server services = ldap' and just run LDAP.  If you
> are just doing simple binds you won't even need the KDC.  That should
> be enough to keep a web app happy.
> Be aware that this configuration isn't tested by the Samba Team, so...

Noted, that's roughly what I expected, suspected.

> This certainly should help you test your work against 'AD' without all
> that fiddling about with Windows, which I guess is your goal. :-)

You guessed squarely right!

> Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

Wait, What!? Catalyst has a Samba team? Cheers to the crowd over
there. Keep rocking the shaky isles.


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