[Samba] Samba 4 without winbind

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Sep 18 16:19:16 UTC 2022

On 18/09/2022 16:56, Kees van Vloten via samba wrote:
> Hi Shannon,
> It is highly recommended to keep Samba-AD-DC servers separate from Samba 
> SMB fileservers. In other words you should not serve home-dirs from a 
> domain-controller.

Not sure if he is using a Samba AD DC, it would be interesting to know 
what the DC is.

> I would setup new AD-controllers next to the current servers (even more 
> so because they seem to be SMB-servers as well). Then either so setup 
> new SMB-servers or you join the SMB-servers as members to the domain.
> Is it correct that you serve the SMB home-dirs from a mounted NFS-share? 
> I would think that could cause problems with ACLs, but probably Rowland 
> has more knowledge about that.

I wouldn't use NFS for Samba homedirs, but it doesn't sound like the OP 
is doing this.


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