[Samba] Outdated warning in wiki page Joining Samba as a Domain Member ?
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Apr 7 02:37:02 UTC 2021
On Thu, 2021-04-01 at 07:57 +0200, Claudio Kuenzler via samba wrote:
> Hello Samba folks,
> I was wondering about a warning in the Samba Wiki (Setting up Samba
> as a
> Domain Member):
> This page mentions the following warning:
> "Do not join a domain member using samba-tool domain join. This
> option is
> unsupported, does not work and can cause problems with your AD
> The option will be removed from samba-tool in a future release."
> I don't see any hint whether this is still a valid warning or if it
> can be
> ignored. The man page of samba-tool does not mention any deprecation
> warning or similar on the domain join sub-command.
> It seems that this is an old relict from the first creation of that
> page in October 2015 (see
This is because the 'samba-tool' command set comes from the AD DC side
of the codebase, from a time when Samba forked into two different
It, until this MR is merged, changes some slightly different databases
and has a different set of behaviour. With no known use cases for the
'samba4' join code this is being replaced.
Andrew Bartlett (he/him) https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Team Member (since 2001) https://samba.org
Samba Team Lead, Catalyst IT https://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT - Expert Open Source
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