samba as a pdc for win2k

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at
Tue Apr 9 22:32:07 EST 2002

 Samba 2.2.x will not make a PDC for a win2k active directory domain. you can
 however use it as a NT4 domain PDC that win2k sill understand.

 Samba 3.0 (in alpha) is the one that is supposed to have all the new M$
 Active Directory stuff. If you want to play with alpha software- go for


On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 09:42:11PM +1000, Leigh Finch wrote:
> g'day all, 
> I'm just playing around with samba as a pdc, now I think I understand machine and user accounts, as I understand it Freebsd has a problem with using $ in usernames, I have edited the passwd & and also master passwd, to add the $ but the smbpasswd program won't find the user test$ when creating the machine account. I'm using samba 2.2.3a. I have downloaded the 2.2 faq and I can't see anything overly obviouse.
> any ideas would be appreciated, thanks in advance
> Leigh Finch

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