[Samba] Domain Member as File Server
rpenny at samba.org
Wed Nov 16 07:43:45 UTC 2022
On 16/11/2022 01:58, Rob Campbell via samba wrote:
> Unless I read wrong (You must not start the samba service on a domain
> member. This service is required only on Active Directory (AD) domain
> controllers (DC).), the domain member shouldn't have the samba services
> actually running on it, correct? If that is the case, how do I make it a
> file server?
Yes, you read it wrong ;-)
Samba is composed of 4 binaries (or services), samba, nmbd, smbd and
You only start the samba binary on an AD DC and this will then start the
other required binaries.
For a standalone server, you only start the smbd binary (with optionally
nmbd for SMBv1 and browsing).
For an AD Unix domain member, you need to start smbd and winbindd (again
optionally nmbd for SMBv1 and browsing).
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