[Samba] File server questions

Flávio Silveira fggs at terra.com.br
Thu Sep 14 13:49:48 UTC 2017

On 14/09/2017 10:20, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:32:21 -0300
> Flávio Silveira via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Just to confirm, I don't think there is a way to test if ntp is setup
>> properly, right?
>> Moving forward to Winbindd config as describe here:
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Configuring_Winbindd_on_a_Samba_AD_DC
>> It seems I just need to edit nsswitch.conf and add winbind to passwd
>> and group databases, correct?
> Provided you are using packages and have installed the required
> packages, you only need to alter /etc/nsswitch.conf, so the next
> question is, what packages have you installed ?

I've checked my dpkg.log and it gives me this list when I installed samba:

libwbclient0:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
samba-common:all 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
libtevent0:amd64 0.9.31-1
libc-bin:amd64 2.24-11+deb9u1
systemd:amd64 232-25+deb9u1
samba-libs:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
samba-vfs-modules:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
python-samba:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
libsmbclient:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
smbclient:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
samba-common-bin:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
samba-dsdb-modules:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
winbind:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9
samba:amd64 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1nmu1~deb9

Does this help?

>> I don't think I want to have every user home on my servers, my plan
>> is to force them to use the shares, which is the last step in the
>> guide, hopefully I won't bother soon :-)
> Then don't create a share for the users home directories, or set
> 'template homedir' in smb.conf, or add unixHomeDirectory attributes to
> AD.
> Rowland

Ok, thank you Rowland!

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