[Samba] Sample smb.conf for ADs authentication

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Dec 13 10:21:01 UTC 2018

On Thu, 13 Dec 2018 03:39:49 +0000
Gilbert Soucy via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to configure samba on a Centos 7.5  linux server ( Samba
> 4.8.3 ) to share files stored on that server to a set of windows PCs
> running win7 and win10.
> Some facts:
> - the linux server is NOT the domain controller but it successfully
> joined  the domain ( realm join ...).
> - we have a few linux servers on which we will want to configure
> samba in a similar way to share files.
> - the actual active directory service runs on a windows server. Users
> can get authenticated both on windows and linux from it.
> I tried various settings in smb.conf on the linux server without
> success (i.e. it is not possible to mount the share on windows). I am
> not an expert and I am seeking a good smb.conf file in which I could
> fill the blanks to get the job done  (i.e. sharing files from a
> server using ADs authentication).
> Is it possible to find a good smb.conf sample to fullfill our needs ?
> Thank you !
> Gilbert

Have you tried reading the Samba wiki ?



More information about the samba mailing list