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Re: [Samba] File server questions




On Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:12:09 -0300
Flávio Silveira via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> 
> On 30/08/2017 13:16, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > On Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:48:09 -0300
> > Flávio Silveira via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Louis
> >>
> >> On 30/08/2017 10:28, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
> >>> Hai,
> >> First I want to thank you for maintaining a debian repo with
> >> updated packages, made my life much easier!
> >>
> >>> If you have a small network, yes, a DC only is not recommended,
> >>> but if configured correcly it works fine. I see you have only one
> >>> linux server, so i can assum only windows clients. Then, i say
> >>> yes, setup an AD DC as fileserver.
> >> Do you have any pointers on which wiki tutorial I should follow to
> >> get things started?
> >>
> > Follow the DC wiki page:
> >
> > https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_Samba_as_an_Active_Directory_Domain_Controller
> >
> > There is even a section: Using the Domain Controller as a File
> > Server
> >
> > This will send you to:
> >
> > https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_Samba_as_a_Domain_Member
> >
> > Where you will need to read this section:
> >
> > Configuring the Name Service Switch
> >
> > Which will refer you to:
> >
> > https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Libnss_winbind_Links
> >
> > This will tell you how to set up the libnns_winbind links
> >
> > Having said all that, you can do it all by installing
> >
> > samba attr winbind libpam-winbind libpam-krb5 libnss-winbind
> > krb5-config krb5-user ntp dnsutils ldb-tools
> >
> > set up ntp as per the wiki:
> >
> > https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Time_Synchronisation
> >
> > provision the domain, run 'pam-auth-update' ensure everything is
> > checked and tab to <OK> and press enter, now start 'samba'
> >
> > It should just work.
> >
> > Rowland
> >
> 
> I can't thank you enough for this, great walk through!

No problem.

> 
> I will probably have more questions during the setup, but I have only 
> one left for now:

Any questions, just ask, the only stupid question is the one you don't
ask ;-)

> 
> Will it create any issues if I do it within the current network or do 
> you recommend doing in network lab?
> 

I would do a test run first, that way, if there are any questions,
you can ask them and errors wont affect anything.

There is just one thing I missed, you will probably want homedirs for
the users, to get them created automatically the first time a user
connects, you will need to add this line to /etc/pam.d/common-session

session    required   pam_mkhomedir.so skel=/etc/skel/ umask=0022 

Rowland



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