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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How do I join a Windows Active Directory?

We have a "mix-mode" Lab. and we want to migrate to Ubuntu, from Windows. In this process, how do we add Ubuntu workstations to a Windows Domain / Active Directory ('AD') setup?
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likewise-open | 14.04 | other easy way to connect AD?

we use a lot of Linux-Servers with active-directory membership for user-authentication. This are made with the likewise-open packet. We tested the beta-Version of ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. Everything ...
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How do I enable the “Other” user for login with Active Directory?

So I work at a university using active directory, and in my office there are a few computers that I've set up, in Ubuntu 11.10, to log as an AD user. In order to log in a person just needs to use ...
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Connecting to Windows shares using Active Directory?

After upgrading my host to 12.04 I can no longer connect to Windows Shares in my AD (Active Directory) based network. I was able to do it previously using 11.10. I thought it might be an issue with ...
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Add AD Domain user to sudoers from the command line

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 11.04 server VM for use as a database server. It would make everyone's lives easier if we could have folks login using windows credentials and perhaps even make the machine ...
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How can I get Windows Active Directory functionalities in Ubuntu?

I want to get the same functionalities of Windows Active Directory using Ubuntu Server 12.04. Is there any tools to do that? and how can I do that?
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Ubuntu joining a active directory domain

during the command sudo domainjoin-cli join *domain* *user* I get the error removing the .local and just using the domainame I get this error Pretty new with Ubuntu and don't know what to ...
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Enable domain login on login screen

I installed likewise-open including the likewise-open-gui to join my company's domain. I entered my computername and domain in the gui, provided an administrator account to join, and it did say it was ...
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How to edit lightdm to show “other user”?

I am an IT student aide at a college and we have a very small test computer that we started messing around on with 12.04 and used likewise to join it into the Windows network that we have. However, ...
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How to apply group policy?

I have a windows server and all the clients are linux based(ubuntu 11.10),i want to set up group/domain policy on my network. Please suggest anything other than likewise-open policy. How to apply ...
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PowerBroker (Likewise-Open) + Ubuntu 13.04 -> 13.10 Upgrade

I just upgraded Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10, and now I can't log into Active Directory; my system is integrated using PowerBroker Identity Services (PBIS), which used to be called Likewise-Open. So ...
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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 ...