[Samba] Azure Sync

Martin Hauptmann post at mailbox.org
Thu Jul 2 15:23:40 UTC 2020

Sorry if I didn't find the right manual.

I would like to set up a new Domain Controller and connect it to an existing Office 365 with Exchange in a way, AD-Users of a certain group can login and not having to login to Office365.

My questions:

Can I map the existing Office365-Accounts to the new Domain?

Is the existing username scheme in Office 365 of lois.griffin at company.com compatible with Samba? 

Do I need a Windows Server to execute AzureADConnect.msi to keep groups and passwords in sync?

Is there a samba-tool command or some ldap-command to do the job?

Which version of Samba is the minimum version I need? (I prefer debian stable with standard packages if possible)

The Domain of the new AD will be

I've been looking through the last 1,5 years in the Mailinglist archive and did not find clear answers to that.

Thank you

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