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17. Samba 4 as an AD Compatible Domain Controller

Antonio Vazquez1 
Mostoles, Spain
In Chapters 15 and 16, we configured a Samba domain for the first time, an NT-like Samba domain to be exact. Samba 3 and earlier versions could only implement NT-like domains, but not an Active Directory domain. All this changed when Samba 4 was released. Samba 4 can effectively work as an Active Directory DC, implementing all the necessary services. In this chapter we’ll cover the following concepts:
  • Setting up a new Active Directory domain using Samba.

  • Adding a Samba DC to an existing Active Directory domain.

  • Understanding and managing flexible single master operation ...

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