sambaXP 2023: Tutorial

Stefan Kania

On May 9, 2023, a workshop by Stefan Kania with the title "How to set up a Samba Domain?" will be held as part of sambaXP. The location of the event is the Hotel FREIZEIT IN in Göttingen, Germany. The workshop is primarily aimed at newcomers and beginners and is intended, among other things, to help in deciding whether a Samba Active Directory is the right choice, and how to deploy it successfully. Tickets as well as the detailed contents of the workshop are available at

Especially for help with AD selection there is the possibility to ask individual questions. In a practical part a Samba domain with two domain controllers and a file server will be set up. The following contents will be discussed for example:

  • Quick and easy setup of a Samba domain
  • Different client operating systems
  • Windows compliant permissions.

A VM suitable for this purpose will be provided to the participants, an own PC is necessary. More detailed information about the requirements for the device can be found at The workshop will be held in English.

Stefan Kania is an author and trainer in the field of Samba, LDAP and Kerberos. He has already published several technical books in which he has contributed his expertise and many years of experience.

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