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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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: ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Likewise-Open and Change Expired Password on Login Prompt is not working

I am having problem on Ubuntu 12.04 with Likewise-Open and Active Directory Authentication. I can change users password using passwd command on the machine. But if user password expires and he try to ...
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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: ...
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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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How do I migrate local user account to use ActiveDirectory account?

I have been using my local user account on Kubuntu 12.04 machine for a while (half a year). So I customized my desktop/shortcuts/aliases/GUIs... to well suit my needs. Now I need to join my computer ...
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After Joining Ubuntu to Windows Active Directory Domain, it always complain as Password Expired, why?

I've successfully joined my workstations (Ubuntu 12.04) to Windows Server AD using Likewise Open. When I create a user on the Windows server and tick ‘User must change password at next logon’ it's ...
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Website + LDAP + TeamPass, how to configure?

Got a small issue using my web server where I host a TeamPass website (http://www.teampass.net). I am using Ubuntu 13.04 Server and installed LAMP and I have a Windows 2008 R2 with Active Directory ...
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Problems integrating unity login with Active Directory

I'm using winbind to authenticate against Active Directory. I've followed the example here: ...
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Windows Share mounting for Active Directory in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Edition. I have successfully installed Likewise Open and authenticated to the Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2. I was unable to mount shares for those AD members. ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Mount shared folders when domain password changes periodically

We have a windows (Active Directory) domain at work. We want to replace some workstations with Ubuntu. I have now an Ubuntu 12.04 with likewise open and i am trying to make it work with the domain. I ...
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How can I join an ubuntu client to a windows domain (server 2008) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I join a Windows Active Directory? I need to add ubuntu 12.10 client to windows server 2008. I tried several commands but they did not work. My client could not ...
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Active Directory user + Upgrade to 12.10 -> Empathy is KO

I'm facing a pretty annoying bug. I've just upgraded my computer from 12.04 to 12.10. On 12.04, my user account was connected to my Active Directory server, this also works after the upgrade. Since ...
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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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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 ...