[Samba] can windows server 2012 R2 join samba ad directly

Adam Xu adam_xu at adagene.com.cn
Tue Mar 22 08:25:10 UTC 2022

Hi Andrew,

I have joined my windows AD to samba AD successfully. But,

when I change one user's password in windoiws AD. the password was not 
synced to other samba AD DCs.

Is this a compatibility issue?

在 2022/3/19 12:57, Andrew Bartlett via samba 写道:
> On Sat, 2022-03-19 at 09:24 +0800, Adam Xu via samba wrote:
>> Hi samba list,
>> accroding to samba wiki,
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Joining_a_Windows_Server_2012_/_2012_R2_DC_to_a_Samba_AD
>> Windows server 2012 R2 can't join to samba AD directly. I need to join a
>> windows server 2018 R2 to samba AD first and then join windows server
>> 2012 R2 to samba AD.
>> but a searched for a document.
>> https://samba.tranquil.it/doc/en/samba_advanced_methods/samba_add_windows_active_directory.html
>> In that document, we can join windows server 2012 R2 to samba directly.
>> Which document is more reliable? My samba version is 4.15.6.
> Why not try it?
> If it works, update the wiki.
> It's the weekend, so this is just from memory, but while we did a pile
> of work on our 'adprep' reimplementation (using the public script files
> MS published, thanks MS!), to allow this, and before that recommended
> going via a MS server to run their adprep, Microsoft fixed some bugs we
> alerted them to.
> That I understand now allows a join directly.
> Andrew Bartlett

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