Deploying FreeRadius against Active Directory
aland at deployingradius.com
Fri Mar 1 13:49:20 CET 2019
On Mar 1, 2019, at 1:43 AM, Mathieu Simon (Lists) <matsimon.lists at simweb.ch> wrote:
> The guide should still work as is, nothing has dramatically changed that
> I could spot.
Yes. I check it occasionally against new releases of Samba.
> Unless wbinfo and ntlm_auth from Samba do work as
> indicated there, you likely will have to debug Samba and the domain join
> on the Samba side before looking more closely into FreeRADIUS.
That really is the critical thing. The major problem people run into is the following kind of question:
Q: "I changed six things by following a guide, and it didn't work. What's wrong?"
A: "Damned if I know."
That's why my guide is split into many short pieces. The goal is to get people to do one step at a time. If that step doesn't work... don't go to the next step.
> TL;DR: Try to identify where you are running into issues - is it Samba
> or FreeRADIUS at first?
Q: "Stuff is wrong. What do I change?"
A: "Other stuff?"
Most people don't know this, but my background is nuclear physics. I had a methodical approach pretty much beaten into my (and the other grad students) by the professors. That approach is really the only way to solve complex problems.
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