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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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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Integrate Ubuntu desktop to a Windows network

I currently have a Windows network (1 Windows 2008 R2 Server as the domain controller and 1 Windows Vista Client). I have a Ubuntu 32 bit 10.04 client only (No Linux Server - so the client is not on ...
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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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Trouble Joining an Active Directory Domain

I'm trying to join an Ubuntu 16.04 server to a Windows 2003 R2 domain by following the Ubuntu SSSD and Active Directory Guide. My admin says that from the controller side, it is part of the domain. ...
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Insanity joining Server 12.04 to Windows AD

I've seen lots of stuff about this error on the internet, but had no luck implementing a solution. I'm trying to use Likewise-Open to join an Ubuntu Server 12.04 machine to a Windows Active Dicrectory ...
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Equivalent to Windows Group Policies (GPO) in Ubuntu

I am trying to apply GPO for client Ubuntu machines in a centralized way. Is it possible to apply GPO in ubuntu 10.04 ( other than using likewise Enterprise)? Until now my client machines have been ...
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GSSAPI ssh login on Ubuntu 14.04 with SSSD and Active Directory

I'm trying to move from 12.04LTS with likewise-open to 14.04LTS with sssd using realmd and I've got it working for the most part, but I can't get Kerberos SSO to work. Under likewise I was able to do ...
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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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How to add Active Directory users as sudoers

I'm following this article. What I've done: I can connect to Active Directory I can login to the Active Directory Now what I'm looking for is a way to make any active directory user a sudoer. I'm ...
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Using Ubuntu 12.04 DHCP server to securely update DNS records in Active Directory

What seems, to me, to be a simple question, apparently isn't. I have a Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) DHCP server: isc-dhcp-server, that works GREAT. No issues and all clients can get an address with no issues....
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Creating New Network

This has probably been hashed out somewhere here, but I haven’t found it: I’m a high school teacher, and assistant tech coordinator. I’m thinking of converting my lab to Ubuntu and currently have some ...
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Multi-user disk-less workstation using Beyond Trust PowerBroker Identity Services Open Edition (formerly Likewise)

I am attempting to create a multi-user disk-less workstation environment where all workstations will use the same image from the same tftp boot server and use Windows active directory log-in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Share directories with Active Directory users

I need to configure an Ubuntu, to share directories. The allowed users are in an Active Directory in Windows 2003 server. Can I use ntlm for that or only kerberos?
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cannot write Active Directory Shares mounted with pam_mount

I am using centrifydc to connect an Ubuntu 13.10 desktop to our Active Directory. Login to the Ubuntu computer using the AD Credentials are working fine. I am using pam_mount to mount a share located ...
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How to replace samba?

What is the best way to replace 12.04's pre-loaded samba with centrify-enabled samba? I tried just uninstalling it, but it looks like nautilus is dependent on it. Any ideas? Do I need to uninstall ...
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How to avoid normal users from accessing others likewise home folder?

How can I avoid normal users from accessing other users home folders? All the users login via AD a/c but here in Ubuntu 12.04 anyone can easily access other users home folder including Administrator ...
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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 idmap_ldb:...
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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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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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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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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 pam_unix....
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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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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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How to allow local logins, after misconfiguring PAM in AD integration process

Aim: Create an R server that integrates into our Windows environment by setting up AD integration on an Ubuntu box Using: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Following: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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13.10 Active directory users are not administrator

In 12.04 I am able to login into Ubuntu with my windows domain user login and also I can have admin privileges to install softwares and apps. But in 13.10 I am able to login, But I am not an ...
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Problem with AD user authentication after joining Windows Domain

I've been trying to add my linux machine into the AD of my office in order to work without problems. I started following this guide: SSSD and Active Directory in my ubuntu 16.04 (fresh install) and ...
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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 read-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. https://...
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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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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