Samba has provided Windows file server and print services for years as well as the ability to act as a domain controller in older Windows domains. Now Samba 4 allows a Linux server to participate in a Windows Active Directory domain, either as a member server or as a domain controller.

Samba as an Active Directory DC

Samba 4 can provide active directory services to windows client machines and can be managed using standard windows AD management utilities.  Samba can sync with Windows based Active Directory servers allow for a heterogeneous AD environment with domain controllers running on Windows & Linux.

Samba Support

Jumping Bean provides the following Samba support services:

  • Installation and configuration,
  • Maintenance