[Samba] LDAP logins failing after installing Samba 4.4.5
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Tue Mar 7 21:58:47 UTC 2017
>> AD does not allow simple binds, It might help if you told us just
>> mailserver you are using.
>To be clear, AD does allow simple binds. We restrict them in Samba per
>the "ldap server require strong auth" parameter.
This was exactly what the mailserver people suggested and it worked beautifully.
Since the connection is local, encryption, though better, can be done without. I was thinking that simple bind activation needed to be done with a GPO, but a parameter in smb.conf makes of course more sense.
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