Linux file server and AD

bar1

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Hi,

Does anyone have a good instructions on how to deploy a linux file server , access must controller via windows AD.

thanks,Bar1
 

irBosOtter

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Haven't done that in years but millions of guides all over the net on how to implement that
 

OCP

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Can be done with Samba 4 - check howtoforge for 100's of tutorials.
 

Tweebeenvis

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Hi,

Does anyone have a good instructions on how to deploy a linux file server , access must controller via windows AD.

thanks,Bar1
If it's a pure file server just use FreeNas - AD integration is a breeze.
 

bar1

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even though i have done it before, i am struggling. with freenas as well.

After adding the share, and adding freenas to AD. where can i specify the AD users in freenas?
 

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even though i have done it before, i am struggling. with freenas as well.

After adding the share, and adding freenas to AD. where can i specify the AD users in freenas?
On the AD PDC

Add the users as normally and set permissions etc, same as on a Windoze box.

When they want to access the FreeNAS box, their login credentials will be authenticated against those on the PDC
 
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bar1

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that actually worked!
but now...how do i add a specific group to the share?
 

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I have an ubuntu server running samba works great can mount shares on windows PCs, Android etc
 
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