[Samba] GPO Filtering Denied

durwin at mgtsciences.com durwin at mgtsciences.com
Fri Apr 19 16:26:09 UTC 2019

> > > 
> > > There are two opensource kerberos servers, one is MIT, which is the
> > > default on red-hat distros, the other is Heimdal, which is the
> > > default for Samba. After a lot of work, Fedora is now using MIT
> > > with Samba, but there is still a lot more to do, so it is
> > > recommended to only use the Fedora packages for testing and Samba
> > > with MIT is marked as experimental.
> > > 
> > > > 
> > > > What are my other choices?  Compile from source? 
> > > 
> > > You can compile from source, but this would entail either creating
> > > your own RPM's or setting the configure options to place Samba into
> > > where Fedora expects it to be (which could be overwritten by a
> > > later distro update) or just running './configure' which would
> > > place Samba entirely into /usr/local/samba. You could also try to
> > > find a repo that supplies Fedora RPM's that use Heimdal.
> > > 
> > > Another option is to use a distro that has always used Heimdal,
> > > Debian is such a distro, but their Samba packages are bit old, this
> > > isn't a big problem, you can find later Samba packages here: 
> > 
> > I was just doing some searches for other distributions.  Centos was
> > said to be based on Redhat.  Do you know if it would be a good one to
> > use for Samba DC?
> > 
> Centos is RHEL recompiled and as such, it will suffer from the same
> problems as Fedora (some people call Fedora, RHEL testing) from the
> Samba point of view. Basically, if you are going to change distro, you
> need to find one that doesn't use MIT as its default kerberos server.
> This will probably mean one that doesn't use RPM's.

Ok, so Debian?  What about Ubuntu?

Thank you.

> Rowland

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