Samba is a drop-in replacement for the heart of the thousands and thousands of networks that run on Microsoft Windows domain controllers. Now with a compatible Active Directory implementation, it will definitely put its name inside every datacenter that wants a cost reduction for the Open Source solutions, without losing the security, stability, and flexibility of any resilient solution.
Implementing Samba 4 starts off with installing dependencies and building the Samba 4 software, deploying it as an Active Directory Domain Controller, and enabling the reader to understand the different roles the software can play on the network. This book looks at the Samba 4 Server roles, and breaks down the mystery and confusion that surrounds each role.
This book will take you through some clear, practical, and complete examples that will help you to take advantage of the Samba 4 Server quickly and in a simple way.
This book is an implementation tutorial covering step-by-step procedures, examples, and sample code, and has a practical approach to set up a Samba 4 Server as an Active Directory Domain Controller and also set up different Samba 4 server roles.
Who this book is for
This book is ideal for system administrators who are new to the Samba 4 software, and who are looking to get a good grounding in how to use Samba 4 to implement Active Directory Services.