Chapter 4. Using Samba for Active Directory Integration
winbindd to Authenticate Domain Users
winbinddservice provides an interface for the Name Service Switch (NSS) and enables domain users to authenticate to AD when logging into the local system.
winbinddprovides the benefit that you can enhance the configuration to share directories and printers without installing additional software. For further detail, see the section about Samba in the Red Hat System Administrator's Guide.
4.1.1. Joining an AD Domain
Winbindservice, use the
realm join --client-software=winbind domain_namecommand. The
realmutility automatically updates the configuration files, such as those for Samba, Kerberos, and PAM.