View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-17-2006, 09:44 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2006
Location: Balen, Belgium
Distribution: Suse 10, Centos, Open Solaris
Posts: 76

Rep: Reputation: 15
samba member server as fileserver authenticating samba PDC


I'm stuck with a samba configuration and hope someone can help me with this.
I've read the samba docs on, but still I can't manage to get it to work.

What I have and what I want:
I've installed a Samba PDC without LDAP. This server is working fine.
Now I want to add a BDC with samba wich will act as a fileserver and have to authenticate to the samba PDC. This means that I can chown a file or folder on the fileserver with the credentials from the PDC.

All is running on Suse10 and Samba3.
The becoming BDC joined the domain.
On the becoming BDC (Fileserver) I have installed winbind and this is also running. I can do wbinfo -u and wbinfo -g. The users and groups are listed. (DOMAIN+user, DOMAIN+group)

If I want to chown a file or folder like this: chown DOMAIN+user:root test. Samba says that the user is invalid.

i didn't installed NSS, because this is for LDAP.

Does somebody has an idea what i'm missing?


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Samba domain member server (DMS) group permissions in network with a Samba PDC srosa Linux - Networking 0 05-01-2006 05:55 PM
REDHAT ES Server 4 --- Samba 3 PDC treedstang Linux - Networking 2 12-16-2005 11:29 AM
samba pdc, dhcp server opg31 Linux - Networking 3 09-29-2005 07:36 AM
Authenticating a suse 9.0 workstation to a Samba 9.1 server havefun65 Linux - Networking 0 08-24-2004 03:59 PM
samba - linux server PDC or what? robyso Linux - Networking 3 06-13-2003 12:05 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:58 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration