[Samba] freeradius on dc?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Nov 29 23:50:48 UTC 2022

On Tue, 2022-11-29 at 22:31 +0100, Joachim Lindenberg via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> I am wondering whether it is possible / recommended or not, to
> install and use freeradius on a domain controller. The documentation
> at 
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Authenticating_Freeradius_against_Active_Directory
>  is about installation/configuration on member servers only.
> Any thoughts? What changes on a dc?

It should still just work, as the same winbindd is under the hood and
this mode of operation is connected, but running a member server allows
more separation of concerns and avoids any DC being 'special'.

VMs or containers are good for this.

Andrew Bartlett
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Samba Team Lead, Catalyst IT   https://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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