Installation overview for computers new to Server Suite

If you’re configuring a computer that has Samba configured but that does not yet have the DirectControl agent installed, here’s an overview of what you need to do.

Make sure that you have the software you need.

Make sure that you have the latest version of the DirectControl agent, the Centrify adbindproxy package, and the open source Samba files.

Install the DirectControl agent.

Refer to the Server Suite documentation for instructions.

Make a backup copy of your smb.conf file.


Install the Centrify adbindproxy package.

See Installing the adbindproxy components

Migrate Samba users to Active Directory.

See Migrating existing Samba users to Server Suite

Note: If you’re using Auto Zone or Centrify Express, user migration is not supported.

Run the script.

See Configuring the Samba integration

Modify the Samba configuration file, as needed.

See Modifying the Samba smb.conf configuration file.

Test and verify the configuration.

See Verifying the Samba integration