[Samba] Troubleshooting help?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jan 29 08:54:29 UTC 2019

On Mon, 28 Jan 2019 23:45:32 -0500
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Centrify is *not* your friend as an ordinary file server or client.
> It's a high security tool suite, and as soon as you step aside from
> their recommended security structures it can become your direct enemy.
> From painful experience, do *not* run its services on anything other
> than their primary maintaned operating system.

Sounds like you have had problems with Centrify.

> Also, why in the devil do you need Centrify as a Samba server to mount
> shares from Windows? That's a CIFS client operation, not a server
> operation. If the shares are stable, you can use autofs and
> cifs-utils. Are they authenticating with the Centrify based server?

The OP doesn't seem to know what their DC is, but based on them using
Centos instead of RHEL, it is possibly a Windows DC.


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