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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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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How can I add Ubuntu to a windows domain?

I have installed likewise-open, but when I add an Ubuntu machine (10.10) to a domain, I am getting the following error: Leaving AD Domain: XXX.XX.XXX` Error: Lsass ...
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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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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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Authenticating samba shares with active directory users and groups

I am looking for instruction on how to configure my Ubuntu 10.04 box to allow samba shares access through Active Directory users and groups. I have joined the Ubuntu machine to my AD domain using ...
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How to join a Windows Domain and Map Network Drives?

I just installed the current build for Ubuntu on a partition for my work computer. I am a novice when it comes to Linux/Ubuntu, which is why I installed it along side windows. I want to learn how to ...
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Samba 3.6 and Samba4

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 and samba 3.6 (the version of samba that is installed for Ubuntu 12.10, by default). Everything works fine. I can access shared folders and shared printers of Windows PCs....
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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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Changing LDAP password expiry time?

I am running LDAP Samba PDC on Ubuntu 10.04 server. By default the LDAP account pasword expires in 45 days. I want to change it. I've tried hard to find this setting in the LDAP conf files but I ...
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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 do....
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File corruption issues from a Samba server to Windows and Mac clients [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 Server as a file server. It is on the Windows Active Directory Domain (2008 SBS) and has been working well for several years (migrated to new hardware and upgraded from 8.04 a ...
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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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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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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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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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Edubuntu Deployment and Active Directory Authentication

How I can deploy Edubuntu from one machine to many machines in the same domain and authenticate to Windows Active Directory?
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Samba/Winbind Active Directory authentication broken after upgrade to 14.04

I was on Ubuntu desktop 12.04 and had it joined to the domain using samba/winbind/krb5 - worked great without any issues, I could log onto my comptuer using my active directory account. I upgraded to ...
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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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git authentication with Active Directory user

I use likewise-open to connect to a Windows AD, and I am able to see AD users. What should I do to authenticate a user for git when I push to and pull from a git repository? Where is this configured?...
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Working around Active Directory Users

In my office system, Ubuntu is configured for Active Directory authentication with Windows using likewise open. I have three issues. Each time when I switch on my system and some times when I ...
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Mounting Shared Folders in domain using Active Directory Authentication at login [closed]

I have Windows Server 2008 set up with AD. Have set up the group policies to map two communal folders and a user folder (the user folder using a logon script). I've joined the Ubuntu machine to the ...
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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 make full domain controller with active directory?

How to make full domain controller with active directory that can accept windows client pc's using ubuntu LTS 12.04 desktop edition. I need a full tutorial that show me step by step how could it be ...
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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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Ubuntu Likewise-Open won't stay connected to domain

I am at a loss... Any help would be appreciated... We have a Linux server that is using Likewise-Open to authenticate against our Active Directory server. Everything was working fine, but yesterday ...
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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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How do I allow regular users to install printers?

I'm configuring a 10.10 machine for deployment in an organization with Likewise Open and Active Directory, and I need to know if Ubuntu can allow users to install printers automatically. I tested and ...
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How can we connect the samba Domain server w/ LDAP backend from Ubuntu client?

I already Setup Samba Domain Controller with LDAP Backend in Ubuntu 12.04 / 13:04 See more at: http://www.unixmen.com/setup-samba-domain-controller-with-openldap-backend-in-ubuntu-13-04/#sthash....
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What's the Ubuntu equivalent of Active Directory?

I have around a 40+ user network running Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop and Ubuntu Server. What is the best tool to use to run authentication on users? Webmin? Similar to what AD does for Windows.
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Likewise: joined Active Directory but cannot write shares

I have never used a Linux system in an AD environment before and am trying to join my laptop running Ubuntu to join our Active Directory (DC is a Windows Server 2008 machine) using Likewise-open. ...
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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 likewise-...
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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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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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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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Local user logging when centrify express installed

I had installed centrify express in Ubuntu 11.10 from softer center. After that i am able to logging in windows domain,but i am not able logging local user account please help me Ony other way to ...
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authentication method for likewise to join a domain

I installed likewise and joined my an active directory domain. I'm finding it's a bit unclear on how the default authentication works. Do I have to do any extra configuration to enable kerberos? If I ...
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Samba+PowerBroker (aka LikeWise-Open) integration not working

Ubuntu: 12.04 x64 PBIS: Linux 2.4/2.6 kernel 64-bit DEB (from BeyondTrust website) Samba: 3.6.3 (from Ubuntu repo) We are having problems getting samba to integrate with PowerBroker (aka PBIS/...
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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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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 14....
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Kerberos with Active Directory

So I've setup kerberos on Ubuntu in various ways (likewise-open, winbind, etc) and keep coming up with the same problem. kinit works fine and I get the initial ticket, but when I try to access a proxy ...
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LTSP + AD Integration

I have a Windows AD environment with user profiles having homedirs in Windows. Now I have setup an Ubuntu LTSP Server (10.04.3 - installed via ubuntu-alternate 64bit) My target was to integrate both ...
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Forcing Nautilus to use Kerberos (Active Directory) authentication

Is there a way to get Nautilus or any other file manager that runs on Ubuntu 11.04 to use Kerberos for authentication? I'm using Likewise Open to join machines to the domain, and I can't type in ...
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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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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 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 ...