[Samba] authenticate to samba using email address

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 29 12:13:40 UTC 2020

On 29/10/2020 12:05, mj via samba wrote:
> dns in the above sample meaning the samba AD dns name, i guess..?
> In that case, that basically means username at samba.domain.com, or 
> username at realm, which also equals the above)
> That is still something for our end users to remember specifically 
> (and use only) when accessing the domain member fileservers.
> I was actually hoping someone knew a clever way to make 
> username at domain.com work for samba access.

You are authenticating to AD, so you need to use information that AD 
understands, its dns domain (not an email domain) and the users name, or 
the Netbios domain\username.


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