[Samba] Windows 2016 RSAT not connect with samba4 DC

Gregory Sloop gregs at sloop.net
Fri Nov 27 21:57:17 UTC 2020

So, perhaps rather than telling us what WILL NOT work, how about letting us know what platforms RSAT is *known* to work on?

Eg. Win10 1908 20H2 etc?

Rpvs> On 27/11/2020 21:10, Michael Howard via samba wrote:
>> On 27/11/2020 20:42, Rommel Rodriguez Toirac via samba wrote:
>>> Thanks for answer me and to Rowland.
>>> I understand well now, thanks.
>>> But, from Windows 2016 Server I do connect to samba4.

>>> samba 4.11.2 (my actual ADDC) is management from this Windows 2016, 
>>> but is impossible to connect to a samba 4.13.2 (an adicional DC)
>>> To one yes and to another not. Thit is my question?

>> Rommel,

>> Uhm, actually, I think had mis-read your situation/problem. Can I 
>> confirm you can use RSAT on a Server 2016 to manage your Samba 4.11.2 
>> instance?
Rpvs> I am beginning to wonder what he is on about 😁

>> Rowland,

>> If the above is correct, what has changed in Samba (if anything), 
>> since 4.11.2, that would prevent the use of RSAT on Server 2016? Why 
>> would Web Services be running on 4.11.2 and not 4.13.2, if that is 
>> what Server 2016 requires?

Rpvs> Initially you could download and install the install RSAT on a Windows
Rpvs> server, this has now changed, it has become a web service that runs on a
Rpvs> DC and you connect to that with RSAT (a different RSAT), Samba has never
Rpvs> run this web service, so it couldn't have worked with 4.11.2. I think we
Rpvs> need more info, but the language barrier isn't helping 🙁

Rpvs> Rowland

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