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.
Jumping Bean provides the following Samba support services:
- Installation and configuration,