[Samba] Losing connection to a DC

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Feb 14 13:09:59 UTC 2019

On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:36:43 +0100
LOKO MESO Michel <mmeso at olfeo.com> wrote:

> In my case samba is not a domain controller and the server is joined
> to an Active Directory.
> Users don't need to login locally.
> Are the 'idmap config' not useful with an Active Directory ?

Quite the contrary, they are mandatory, just because your users don't
login locally, doesn't mean smb.conf doesn't need to be set up

You are running Samba as a Unix domain member, so it needs setting up
as one, read the wikipage I pointed you at and then change your

If you do not understand something, ask.


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