Tag Archives: Samba

QNAP NAS Domain Password Policy

With Samba4 becoming more relevant everyday as a drop in replacement for AD, I am regularly fielding questions regarding password management. Below I will describe the basics of password management on a QNAP NAS running Samba4 in Domain Controller Mode using the samba-tool. The following code shows the commands dealing with passwords and account expiration.

Zentyal 4.1 LDAP Authentication

If you read our previous article Zentyal 3.2 LDAP Authentication you may note that this method no longer works with the 4.x branches of Zentyal Server.¬† Zentyal Server¬† now provides a full drop in replacement for AD(Microsoft Active Directory) using Samab4. So lets get down to it. If you need to authenticate other applications against…  Read More