Your Linux or UNIX computer can be in one of three main states regarding Samba and Centrify Server Suite:
New to both Centrify Server Suite and Samba:
Samba is not in use and the computer does not have the DirectControl agent installed. The Samba packages might already be installed but you haven’t configured Samba yet. For details, see Installation overview for computers new to both Centrify Server Suite and Samba.
Using Samba, new to Centrify Server Suite:
Samba is in use but the computer doesn’t have the DirectControl agent installed. For details, see Installation overview for computers new to Centrify Server Suite.
Using the previous Centrify-enabled version of Samba:
Samba is in use and the DirectControl agent is installed, and you’re using the previous release of Centrify-enabled Samba. For details, see Upgrade overview for computers with Centrify-enabled Samba.
The installation process varies slightly depending on what kind of environment you’re currently using.