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

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80 Responses

  1. Michael Weber says:

    It’s a very nice to read guide, thank you for that. Still i have one issue i can not figure out:

    The DNS.

    I can ping rowdyserver
    I can ping rowdyserver.lindelaan.lan

    but i dont get any anwer when i just ping lindelaan.lan

    my resolv.conf looks like this

    nameserver 127.0.0.1
    nameserver 192.168.2.7
    nameserver 8.8.8.8
    search feuer.lan

    and i have no idea where to look to fix that.

  2. Venkatesh says:

    Thanks for this interesting tutorial. I have configured samba server in my system. But after the setup, the internet is not working. I getting the below-mentioned error. Please guide me to resolve the issues.

    FYI The error which gets is “Failed to start Raise network interfaces.” when restarting networking service

  3. Mohan N says:

    I am a newbie on Ubuntu as AD Server. I was going through the steps on this article on osx-virtualbox-ubuntu16 (host-only + nat). The same VM also has DNS (bind9), will be adding DHCP here as well if all goes well. :)

    For the DNS to be able to work for “host -t A tecmint.lan” what kind of record should be there in the DNS?

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