Questions that relate to Ubuntu using this directory service created by Microsoft. Compatibility questions include LDAP, Kerberos and DNS-based naming and other network information.

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pam / ad issue with cron

Jobs in /etc/crontab which belong to non-local users now fail. That is a bit of a problem for us: May 26 13:05:01 machineXYZ CRON[26927]: pam_sss(cron:account): \ Access denied for ...
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pam / ad issues with server-based application

Following the 16.04 upgrade we had some pam / ad issues which were solved based on community answers (ie lockscreen, authentication). We now have a new and critical one. We run a lot of RStudio ...
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Authenticate user agains Active Directory LDAP

I'm trying to let users login on a Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop with their active directory user/pass. I'm using pam/ldap to do so, but I'm running into a problem when the rebinding occurs. I have a ...
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Samba will not connect to domain via active directory

I am so close to being able to connect to my windows active directory. I want to use the ubuntu server as a simple file server for domain users When I do a kinit I can get a ticket but when I try to ...
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Editing /etc/sudoers to allow Winbind Group members to Only sudo to 1 Local User

I have multiple Ubuntu Linux hosts that need to connect to Active Directory for user management (unfortunately an actual LDAP server was not an option here...) and have configured Winbind to handle ...
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Samba usershares not visible when in active directory mode

I have a samba configuration which acts as an AD - Server for a specific domain. This is working fine. Unfortunately usershares seem to be not supported any more then. I am afraid the AD role changed ...
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Lockscreen access denied (AD auth via sssd)

On xenial, the lock screen doesn't work for me. Whether I enter the correct password or not, it won't let me in. However, if I click on the menu at the top right corner of the screen and choose ...
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Auto Printer Authentication

We have a few Ubuntu machines connected to Active Directory. I'd like to connect our networked printers to them (shared over SMB). Is there a way to automatically authenticate using the username and ...
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Problem with Samba 4.3.8

I've installed samba (v.4.3.8) in Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 and provision a domain but when I try to join a Windows Client to domain, a Network resource is not available error is shown. . Although if I ...
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Enrolled in AD realm, but can´t resolve AD users with getent passwd

Situation: Windows SBS Server (AD controller, DNS server), Proxmox 4.1 server hosting a Ubuntu 14.04 lxc container. What I want to achieve: Integrate the Ubuntu container into the AD, so that I´m ...
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Can't login with domain members on ubuntu 14.04 client joined to (samba4 -ubuntu 14.04) active directory domain

I have a samba4 server: [global] workgroup = MYWG realm = MYWG.ORG netbios name = MYWGADM server role = active directory domain controller dns forwarder = 8.8.8.8 ...
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PBIS: no GUI after login with domain account, even though authentication is successful

Using Ubuntu 15.10. I had to downgrade from pbis-open 8.3.4 to 8.0.0, since ad-cache is broken in the newest version available through their apt repository. I purged the new version, installed the old ...
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How to join a Ubuntu desktop client to a ubuntu server domain controller

What I want to do is to authenticate ubuntu users across the network. I have already created the domain, what I need to know is how to log in the users, save their personal settings and stuff like ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 | Join Active Directory

As I was requested by Pilot6 I'm attaching the link to the previous question asked: How to join Ubuntu 15.04 / 15.10 to Windows domain I am on Ubuntu 15.10 and trying to use Likewiseopen to join to ...
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Connect with an AD user to a ubuntu Machine

I try to log on under a ubuntu machine with an AD user via the GUI lightdm , but access is denied with "invalid password , please try again " My machine has been added in the AD : net ads join -U ...
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ubuntu active directory domain controller with AWS LAMP server

I have a AWS LAMP server. We are bunch of people to develops the open source stuff. As now many people have joined us, we are thinking to have a active directory domain controller. I have gone ...
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Error Access to share folder with samba4

Hello I try share a folder with samba4-ac-dc I do the next steps: sudo mkdir /data/Users in smb.conf add the following lines: [Users] path = /data/Users read only = no sudo service samba restart ...
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Forcing password policies - domain user management like Active Directory

Good topic: user management for 10+ ubuntu machines The goal: force globally password policies on Ubuntu Desktop machines (force password change, force password complexity). Would be good but not ...
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Samba Server with windows Active directory

I want to Install Ubuntu File Server in my Environment. i already have windows active directory running. i need to use Linux Samba server instead of Windows File server. so someone has experience ...
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Connect to server Domain

I want to Connect Ubuntu to the active directory i have made in ubuntu server14.04 so that my staf should easily share files and the staff may work in domain enviroment
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Easy way to connect Ubuntu 14.04 to Active directory [duplicate]

I need connect Ubuntu 14.04 to domain . How I do this in easy way ???
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Issues adding Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows Server 2012 AD domain

I am trying to join an Ubuntu 14.04 host to a windows active directory (Windows Server 2012) - using native tools I've used this as a guide. I've tried a few variations in configs, e.g. toggling ...
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How do I display login message such as password expiry warning?

I'm using sssd to authenticate against an active directory. The passwords for the user may expire after a given time. In sssd.conf you can set [pam] pam_pwd_expiration_warning = X to change the days ...
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Using AD-integration to allow Windows clients pass through auth to SAMBA share

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with integrated authentication to Active Directory. I can log interactively into the box using a domain account just fine. What I can't do is hit a share that requires ...
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Replicate Microsoft Active Directory to Ubuntu Server

I finally installed MediaWiki on my Ubuntu server. Now I want my users to use the same password as for their windows login. The guide on the MediaWiki page tells that a LDAP server is needed. ...
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Just joind a machine to an AD domain and have seeminly lock myself out

Bit of a Linux NOOB, but followed the guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ActiveDirectoryWinbindHowto to add an Ubuntu 14.04 machine to a Microsoft Domain, which all went OK. However, I am now ...
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How to create a Desktop Shortcut for all users in Ubuntu 14.04 for AD joined machine

I'm looking to create a simple shortcut to a folder that will appear on all users desktops when they login into an Ubuntu 14.04 machine. The machine has been joined to a Microsoft AD. Help ...
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Problem with PBISOpen and Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Good morning I'm testing openpbis 8.3 version and i have authentification problem when i'm trying open new session on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, not in local netwark but only in distant network. Adding the ...
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Need to put files from a Ubuntu box onto a domain server for backup

I have an Ubuntu box, it has an IP address in the same subnet as my windows server. However, the unbuntu box is not on the domain. And I want to keep it that way. This box cannot be on the domain. ...
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Error joining administrator machine to the Active Directory domain

I get the following error when I try to add my machine to the AD domain: $ net ads join -U Olaqua Enter Olaqua's password: Failed to join domain: failed to find DC for domain HODC1
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How to automount user homes from MS Server via sss

I'd like to make an Ubuntu box member of an AD and automount home directories during login from a Samba server. I managed to join the AD the realmd way. So I can look-up users and their passwd lines. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Centrify Not able to login through GDM

We have an Active Directory Server running in my company. I need to add a Ubuntu desktop system to active directory domain. I followed this guide to add ubuntu to windows domain. I was successfully ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 join domain problem (pbis)

I just installed a clean Ubuntu 15.04, and I want to join to a domain for active directory. Downloaded and installed PBIS Open 8.2.2 - Stable Release but when i run it: Error: /usr/sbin/service ...
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Active Directory authentication with winbind on ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and all required packages are already installed and I have configured /etc/samba/smb.conf file and /etc/krb5.conf file. The server is joined successfully to AD Server. I ...
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adding linux client to windows active directory domain [duplicate]

We have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as client in virtual manager. I have to join it in a network with a system running Windows server 2008. How can I join a Windows Active Directory?
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Kerberos - Active Directory Domain Failure (Ubuntu)

I try to join Active Directory and Samba 4 in Ubuntu 12.04.05. When I run host -t SRV _kerberos._udp.test.sg I get the error: Host _kerberos._udp.test.sg not found: 3(NXDOMAIN) meanwhile $# host ...
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nautilus crash when try to give permission on folder 14.04

Nautilus crash problem when i trying to open folder properties and go to permission option at that time nautilus crash. I am not able to set permission on it.
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Access Denied Domain Users Ubuntu 14.04 using Powerbroker

I am binding computers running Ubuntu 14.04 to our AD environment. I followed all the sets to configure the system and I am able to login with a domain account. However, when I restart the computer ...
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How can I use my Active Directory credentials to log in to my Linux machine?

I would like to use the same username/password to log in to my Linux machine as I do for a Windows machine that authenticates against Active Directory. In particular, what I want is: When I log in ...
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Samba Powerbroker

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 lts with samba 4.1.6 and powerbroker and server 2008 AD When I use wbinfo -u I am able to see all of users I my common-session has these lines session required ...
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Apache2 not accessible after add domain

After join Ubuntu in Microsoft Active Directory Domain, the Apche2 become inaccessible: Someone have any ideas? ! I have this message: En chantier Le site que vous tentez de joindre n'a pas de page ...
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Where is “session sufficient pam_lsass.so” and the “/usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf”

I am new in Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I am setting up a Samba File Server and join it to our domain. I configured some of the configuration, but in the step 6 of this guide, I was unable to ...
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I have a problem with domain trust between samba and AD

I configured Samba PDC and AD Domain. Here is my Topology. enter link description here And I saw that Samba PDC loading AD users. With "getent passwd" command and "wbinfo -ug" command. Here is my ...
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Ubuntu as domain Controller and how to add ubuntu machine to that domain

Can we use Ubuntu as a Active directory domain controller and add an Ubuntu machine to that domain controller? If yes, how? Ubuntu version 14.04
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join ubuntu 14.04 to AD error [duplicate]

I tried to join an ubuntu 14.04 machine to AD, but when I try to install likewise-open I get this error : E: Package 'likewise-open' has no installation candidate # sudo apt-get install ...
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How to setup a Ubuntu Raid to be accessed by the Domain Active Directory Server

I'm new to this. I have setup a Ubuntu 12.04 server on a Dell PowerEdge FS-12. I have setup a large area on the FS-12 (raid 50) to replace one of the drive mappings on the windows 2003 server. I ...
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Joining an Ubuntu 14.04 machine to active directory with realm and sssd

I've tried following this guide to set up realmd and sssd with active directory: http://funwithlinux.net/2014/04/join-ubuntu-14-04-to-active-directory-domain-using-realmd/ When I run the command ...
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Joining and authenticated by Windiws Active Directory in Ubuntu 14.04 client

Is there a easy GUI based tool to join Windows Active Directory? I have read about "LikeWise" but does it work with Ubuntu 14.04? It is not showing in my software centre. Also in their website ...
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Installing Ubuntu GNOME (server) 14.04 [closed]

I am working in a new company now, and my boss asked me if there is a way of having a server with the same features as Windows without the costs. The server should have Active Directory, DHCP server, ...
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Which user is logged in, with likewise and Ubuntu12.4?

I need to know which user is logged in my computer but with likewise package installed it does not work. I've used the following commands who users psutil.get_users()[with python] in all cases the ...