[Samba] Packages necessary to set up a Samba AD controller on Ubuntu?
rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 17 19:41:54 UTC 2021
On Fri, 2021-09-17 at 14:13 -0500, Patrick Goetz via samba wrote:
> Thanks very much for the clear and quick response.
> I've been binding Ubuntu linux machines to an existing (MS) AD
> and have just been using timedatectl for time synchronization, as
> is dead simple to enable and comes installed by default on systemd
> systems. Presumably this should be adequate for a domain controller
> well, so no need for ntp or chrony?
Wrong, you need either ntp or chrony on a DC, see here:
> (I understand the frustrations of the Samba team having to deal with
> many different distros, some which don't use systemd.)
The main problem is where the distros put the various parts of Samba,
hence why the wiki is based around a self compiled Samba in
/usr/local/samba. You just have to translate them to where your distro
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