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Questions tagged [active-directory]

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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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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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 to get netplan on 17.10 server to work with a Windows Server DHCP server using MAC address reservations?

To do this on recent Fedora and Arch, it is necessary to set dhcp-client-identifier = hardware to get DHCP to work. I suspect the same is true on 17.10. However, Artful uses netplan and systemd-...
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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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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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What are the limitations of the Windows Subsystem for Linux? [duplicate]

I played around with the WSL last year, but at the time it was not capable of running the neural network project that I wanted to try on it. Apparently had something to do with it having an outdated ...
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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 mount an Active Directory Windows share?

How can i mount Active Directory Windows share in Ubuntu 12.04? In 10.04 it was easy mounting a Windows server share i nautilus, but it keeps telling me that my credentials is wrong. And they are not!
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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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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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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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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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SSSD with AD: use UID/GID specified on domain server instead of something random?

I have an AD environment with IDMU and specified UID/GID for my domain users. SSSD-connected domain user does not share the same UID/GID on Ubuntu as AD. Here's the default unedited sssd.conf in ...
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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 AD DC no longer accepts login using domain accounts

I've been trying to setup Samba AD DC on Ubuntu 20.04 for a good while now and with some success. I use the server which runs this Samba instance as my primary workstation, so I need to be able to log ...
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pam / ad issue with lightdm

im having issues logging in the desktop via AD with my current setup with sssd, kerberos, samba, and AD. heres the output of the auth.log file. it seems that pam and lightdm aren't working well with ...