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In order for me to configure Samba to use the Windows Active Directory authentication, do I need to join a domain? Can I do that without joining the domain?

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Seems like you should read this: wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_%26_Active_Directory –  slm Feb 17 '14 at 3:25
It seem to me that it has no way to do it unless I join domain. –  huahsin68 Feb 17 '14 at 7:41

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