Installing Samba 4 domain controller on Raspberry Pi running Archlinux ARM


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  2. ‘pacman -Sy samba4’ no longer works, the package has been renamed to just “samba”, so the command should be: ‘pacman -Sy samba’

    thanks for the tutorial, is there a way for setting it up by copying the settings from an existing domain controller (windows server in my case) as opposed to creating a new domain from scratch? (I am just looking for a cheap backup AD controller, a suitable role for a PI)

  3. Hi,

    I am getting a naming information cannot be located for the following reason error hope you can help

  4. Thanks, Excellent tutorial without too much detail but enough to get me up and running. Thank you again!

  5. any chance of an update pls.
    just been playing,
    sorted out the samba4 is now samba,
    but falls over on the

    mv /etc/krb5.conf /etc/krb5.conf.bak && cp /var/lib/samba/private/krb5.conf /etc/

    no such file or directory

  6. I would like to setup samba on an AD domain. My network really doesnt have workgroups as described in the section refering to smb.conf

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