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Old 04-14-2014, 03:54 AM   #16
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Cool - I shall try this over the next few days. I'm a lonely slacker in a company of over 500 microsofities ... :-(
Old 04-14-2014, 11:11 AM   #17
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Set up what exactly? Once you've provisioned the domain, there's literally nothing more you need to do. The provisioning scripts will have created the Kerberos realm, populated the AD database and created the necessary DNS records.

In order to locate the domain controllers in the AD domain, client computers will need to use whichever DNS server holds the AD-specific records.
I guess I mean setup DNS properly. Undoubtedly that's why I can't see my DC from the Windows computers.
Configure the BIND dlz zone if necessary....You'll still have to configure winbind, NSS and PAM
I believe that's what I've got to get a better grasp of.
I think getting Samba to work with A/D is non-trivial
Well, I couldn't agree more. The thing is, setting up Samba 3 was pretty trivial; start it up and there are the shares. I used to have domain logons for Win 98 and XP several years ago, but can't remember how I setup DNS.
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You'll still have to configure winbind, NSS and PAM if you want to log on to a Linux system with AD credentials and be able to map Windows SIDs to Unix UIDs and GIDs, just like before.
Hopefully, there is still activity on this thread ...

Your last statement caught my attention. I too have easily and simply provisioned Samba4 AD/DC as a replacement for SBS 2008 and have 10+ Windows workstations authenticating with no problem.

Now, I want to implement Single-Sign-On for Linux workstations. All documentation on the web shows how to do this with OpenLDAP, but as we know, the Samba4 server uses its own Heimdal LDAP, so the web instructions are apparently useless.

Since you say, "You'll still have to configure winbind, NSS and PAM if you want to log on to a Linux system ...", it appears you have some knowledge in this area. What is my first step in getting a Linux workstation to log on using the Samba4 server for authentication?

Need a push in the right direction. I'm lost!
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