Create an Active Directory Infrastructure with Samba4 on Ubuntu – Part 1

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Matei Cezar

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61 Responses

  1. Chris Restemayer says:

    kinit [email protected]

    Everything worked all the way up until that point. That command doesn’t work for me. It rejects the password. This is a fresh install. I’ve put one, and only one, password on this computer, and that doesn’t work, so I have no idea what its asking for here.

    I’ve tried the one password that I’ve actually set; I’ve tried leaving it blank; I’ve tried “password,” “administrator,” and “admin.” I’m out of ideas. What is this default password? More importantly, how do I root change the password.

    Kpassword demands the old password, which I obviously don’t have.

  2. Bas Auer says:

    Hi Matei,

    Yet again a great manual. You make admin life a lot easier!

    I have a question. Do you know when Ubuntu will release a more up to date samba4 version. The version which is installed with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS is version 4.3.11-Ubuntu. Samba 4 version 4.3.11 is already EOL since 2017-03-07.

    Or does Ubuntu maintain this version till the EOL of Ubuntu 16.04?

    • Matei Cezar says:

      You should check out on Ubuntu launchpad. I don’t know what Ubuntu is planning with maintaining their versions of the samba project.

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