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Old 06-09-2012, 11:42 AM   #1
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Samba Server for Win 2008 R2 domain

Are there any good concise but complete articles out there on how to configure Samba Server for a Windows 2008 R2 network?

Old 06-10-2012, 04:57 AM   #2
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Samba 3.x or the newly released Samba 4 beta?

I've just (as in 5 days ago) successfully joined Samba 3 to a Windows 2008 R2 domain and configured PAM to allow shell login for AD users, including automatic home directory creation with

I ran into a number of issues along the way, and spent the better part of two weeks Googling and experimenting with various settings. I found a number of guides and HowTo documents on various web sites (including, but they were either incomplete, outdated, or both.

If a complete and reasonably up-to-date guide exists, I wasn't able to find it. I may end up writing one myself.

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