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Implementing Samba 4

By : Marcelo Leal
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Implementing Samba 4

By: Marcelo Leal

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Implementing Samba 4
About the Author
About the Reviewers


In this chapter, we learned about the different roles that the Samba 4 Server can play on the network. We also learned how to basically manage the server using a Microsoft Windows Server 2008. We have installed the tools needed to manage it, and all the installation process was explained. The reader was introduced to the Group Policy feature and also learned how to implement the centralized change and configuration management for users and machines using this powerful administrative functionality. The reader also learned how to create a custom management console to have all the management tools that we have used until this point in one place.

We have learned how to get the authentication and authorization working on Samba 4 for GNU/Linux Systems using the Debian distribution as an example. We have seen how to configure two important subsystems from the GNU/Linux systems authentication and name resolution: Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) and the Name Service Switch (NSS). Also...