Asked by: Jeanett Wormald
asked in category: General Last Updated: 6th April, 2020

How do I join Ubuntu to a domain?

Step 1: Initial Configurations to Join Ubuntu to Samba4 AD
  1. Set System Hostname.
  2. Configure Network Settings for AD.
  3. Time Synchronization with AD.
  4. Install Samba4 in Ubuntu Client.
  5. Add AD Domain Name.
  6. Check Kerberos Authentication with AD.
  7. Configure Samba for AD.
  8. Join Ubuntu to Samba4 AD DC.

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Herein, how do I join a Linux machine to a domain?

Integrating a Linux Machine Into Windows Active Directory Domain

  1. Specify the name of the configured computer in the /etc/hostname file.
  2. Specify full domain controller name in the /etc/hosts file.
  3. Set a DNS server on the configured computer.
  4. Configure time synchronization.
  5. Install a Kerberos client.
  6. Install Samba, Winbind and NTP.
  7. Edit the /etc/krb5.
  8. Edit the /etc/samba/smb.

Beside above, can you join Linux to a Windows domain? Open up a terminal window. Issue the command sudo adjoin -w DOMAIN (Where DOMAIN is the domain you want to join). Type the Domain admin password and hit Enter. It may take some time but you will eventually be joined to the domain.

Also, does Active Directory work with Linux?

How to Make Your Active Directory Work with Linux Devices. AD leverages LDAP under the hood, but it largely uses Kerberos as the authentication protocol for Windows machines. Because of this, Linux® and Mac® devices struggle to integrate with AD.

Can you join Ubuntu to a Windows domain?

Using Likewise Open's handy GUI tool (that also comes with an equally hand command line version) you can quickly and easily connect a Linux machine to a Windows domain. An already running Ubuntu installation (I prefer 10.04, but 9.10 should work fine). Domain name: This will be your company domain.

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