[Samba] AD integration not working after move/version

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Mar 18 15:54:16 UTC 2017

On Sat, 18 Mar 2017 16:06:28 +0100
Henrik Johansson via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi!
> I am in a bit of trouble, I have moved a samba installation from one
> virtual host to another keeping the configuration files and
> filesystems. But during the transition something broke, now windows
> users are no longer able to access their shares. I think it has to do
> with the AD integration. I do not know it it because some state is
> missing on this host related to the AD integration or if something
> has changed since the version of samba is higher on the new host. We
> have the same set of private files also (passed.tbd and secrets.tbd).
> Old version was 3.5.8 and the new version on the virtual host that
> does not work is 3.6.25.

What OS is this on ?
Can you upgrade to a Samba version that is not EOL ?

> Any ides on how to debug this is helpful, I know very little about AD
> integration, perhaps the virtual host needs to join the domain again
> and authenticate, can I check the status of the integration in any
> way?

You will probably need to join the new domain member again.

> # Global parameters
> [global]
>         log file = /var/samba/log/clientlog.%m
>         dns proxy = No
>         acl check permissions = False
>         netbios aliases = string1
>         server string = string1
>         name resolve order = hosts bcast
>         realm = DOMAIN.NET
>         password server = server3.string1.net sever4.string1.net
> #       wins server = x.x.x.x
>         local master = no
>         workgroup = WGNAME
>         os level = 0
>         domain master = no
>         encrypt passwords = yes
>         security = DOMAIN

Try changing 'security = DOMAIN' to 'security = ADS'

Are you running winbind or are you using something else for
authentication ?


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