[Samba] Initial AD Setup

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu May 4 21:22:32 UTC 2017

On Thu, 4 May 2017 13:53:31 -0700
Luke Barone via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> 5. On the member server, wb-info works, getent does not, for verifying
> users and groups existing.

This is undoubtedly your problem, if getent does not show your windows
users as Unix users, they will not be able to connect to the domain
> 1. Are we on the right path for setting up AD correctly?

It sounds like it.

> 2. How bad would it be to share the folders from the DC itself? We
> would have anywhere between 20 and 1000 users logged in at a time,
> all from Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 computers.

Your proposed way with 2 DCs and a domain member is the best way to go.

> Thanks in advance! Once I get the smb.conf files, I'll get them
> posted as well.

Post the smb.conf files, especially the domain member one, this is
probably where your problems lie.


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