Disaster Recovery on Samba Active Directory on NethServer 7 update 1

Since I posted Comparing NethServer 7 and Zentyal DE 5.0 in regards for a use of Samba Active Directory Server, NethServer has release on 07-31-2017, NethServer 7 update 1 or a "Service Pack" to Microsoft OS's. I installed Samba and Samba File Sharing on NS 7 u1, and the end result is almost on the same … Continue reading Disaster Recovery on Samba Active Directory on NethServer 7 update 1

Installing iRedMail 0.9.7 mail server on CentOS 7.1611

*** In addition an instructional video on Installing iRedMail 0.9.7 on YouTube  https://youtu.be/CTvohpEoyX0 *** Preparing CentOS First install nano and bzip2. yum install nano bzip2 Then disable selinux. nano /etc/selinux/config # This file controls the state of SELinux on the system. # SELINUX= can take one of these three values: # enforcing - SELinux security … Continue reading Installing iRedMail 0.9.7 mail server on CentOS 7.1611

Demoting a Ubuntu 16.04 LTS DC Server from a Samba 4.6.6 Active Directory

Make sure your domain controller you want to demote has no FSMO roles.  There are 7 FSMO roles and to check them use this: samba-tool fsmo show If it does have any FSMO roles, using the DC you want to leave working as a DC, transfer to them to active domain controller: samba-tool fsmo transfer … Continue reading Demoting a Ubuntu 16.04 LTS DC Server from a Samba 4.6.6 Active Directory

Joining a Ubuntu 16.04 LTS DC to Samba 4.6.6 Active Directory

Joining a Ubuntu Server DC to existing Samba AD DC directory is quite like building a AD DC but a little bit different at the end, namely joining and instead of building a AD DC. Here are my directions to building a Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server that I used for this post. Note: When installing Ubuntu … Continue reading Joining a Ubuntu 16.04 LTS DC to Samba 4.6.6 Active Directory