On 3/20/2017 04:13, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:28:37 -0500
> Moby via samba <sa...@lists.samba.org
>> Can Samba 4.2.X work as a member server in a Windows server 2016
>> activedirectory domain? I am using Samba member servers in Windows
>> 2012R2 domain and would like to know if I can upgrade the domain to
>> functional level server 2016 without breaking Samba.
>> Thank you in advance for any help,
> It all depends on what you mean by 'member server', if you mean, can I
> provision a member server like I can provision a DC, then no, you
> cannot. The only thing you can provision is a DC.
> If you mean, can I set up Samba as a domain member and use it as a
> member server, then yes, you should be able to.
> You cannot upgrade the functional level to 2016 yet.
Thanks Rowland, sorry for the lack of clarity. I meant can I setup
file system access to activedirectory principals. From what you say, it
looks like this is possible. Are you we should not upgrade the domain