Step by Step: Using Samba to join a Windows Domain

“In this article, I give you the steps you need to use Samba to
join to a Windows domain. The primary domain controller (PDC) will
serve as the password server for the domain. If Samba and winbind
services are running, turn them off. I will show you how turn them
on after you join to the Windows domain. You should save your files
at any point in your ‘work-in-progress’ and restore your originals
if you intend to reboot. You should make note of your hard devices
listed in your fstab file. Before you start you should ping the
server from your intended Linux workstation…”

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