[Samba] SAMBA using existing users and passwords on Linux
rpenny at samba.org
Mon Jun 22 13:13:43 UTC 2020
On 22/06/2020 14:00, Fernando Gonçalves wrote:
> Good morning Rowland.
> As you may have noticed, I am no expert in deploying SAMBA in an AD
> Could you give me a link with a tutorial that explains in a simple way
> the procedure for this?
You could start here:
> Just to not leave without a return I executed the following commands:
> # getent group TJSC\users
> Nothing came back.
It shouldn't, not even on a Samba AD DC
> # getent group TJSC users
> users: x: 100:
> This group "users" is local to the linux server (it is in /etc/passwd)
> and does not exist in the AD domain.
Ah, yes it does, just not where you expect it ;-)
If you examine 'idmap.ldb' on a DC, you should find something like this:
The '513' is the RID for Domain Users and the xidNumber maps it to to
the local 'users' group.
> I can then conclude that my intention to use local users of the linux
> server without having to specify the name of the linux server is not
> possible, right?
Correct, not possible and definitely not supported on a Samba AD DC (or
any other Samba domain machine)
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