05 May 2011

Samba 4 Domain Controller - Part 4 Adding Windows 2008R2 as Additional Domain controller for Samba4 Active directory

Install Windows 2008R2.

Change the computer name as you desired.


Then run "dcpromo"


select "Use advanced mode installation"


Click on next in operating system compatability screen..


Select "Existing forest" and select "Add a domain controller to an existing domain"


Type the domain name and set the credentials ..


click on next in select domain screen..


Click on next in select a site screen..


Select  DNS server and Global Catalog if not selected and click on next..


Click on Yes in Active directory domain services installation wizard


Click on next in Install from a media screen..


Click  on next in source domain controller.


Click on next in Location for database .... screen.


Click on next in summery screen.


Active directory domain services installation starting..



Click on finish to complete the installation.


Restart the server..

Login in to the server by using administrator username and password..


Now Logon to Linux server and check for dynamic DNS update...


It is showing that "win2k8" does not exist in DNS Server..

after some time see the result.


Now check the replication status in Linux.. showing successfull


Now check the replication status in Windows 2008R2 Server..


Create a user in linux server using the command..

                        "/usr/local/samba/bin/samba-tool newuser kishore kishore@123"


Join a XP machine to Domain and login into the XP machine using the above created user..






Applying Group policy..

Create a group policy (prohibit access to the control panel) in windows 2008R2 server..








Now logon to XP client and type control in run


will show error "Restrictions"..


That's it...

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