joining_mint_linux_desktop_to_samba4_domain

Joining Mint Linux Desktop to SAMBA4 Domain

sudo apt-get install winbind libpam-winbind libnss-winbind krb5-config

Default Kerberos version 5 realm:

MYDC.ABC.LAN

–Configure Winbind–

sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf
workgroup = MYDC
password server = dcsrv.abc.lan
realm = MYDC.ABC.LAN
security = ads
idmap config * : range = 16777216-33554431
template homedir = /home/%U
template shell = /bin/bash
winbind use default domain = true
winbind offline logon = true
sudo nano /etc/nsswitch.conf
passwd: compat winbind
group: compat winbind
shadow: compat winbind

Add at the last line if you need ( auto create a home directory when initial login )

sudo nano /etc/pam.d/common-session

session optional pam_mkhomedir.so skel=/etc/skel umask=077

Add the following right after %admin ALL=(ALL) ALL
sudo visudo
%MYDC\\domain^admins ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL

Restart the following services:

sudo initctl restart winbind

sudo initctl restart smbd

sudo initctl restart nmbd


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