Samba PDC trashes NT PDC?
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at regent.push.net
Thu Apr 16 22:59:31 GMT 1998
On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Greg Dickie wrote:
> Aha, but is this true even if they are in different domains?
yes, i answered on that basis. if you had two PDCs (one an NT machine and
the other a samba machine) then you would be as royally screwed as if you
had two NT PDCs for the same domain.
> It wouldn't be soo bad if a reboot fixed it but the damn machine was completely
> screwed afterward. Also my os level is default (0?)
that's a browsing parameter only, and is nothing to do with PDC
> On 16-Apr-98 Samba Bugs wrote:
> > Yes!
> > If you turn on "domain logons = yes" and set the "os level = xx" up high
> > enough you can cause every NT domain controller to shut down it's "net
> > logon service" - very mean thing to do man! Not very nice! No!
> > NT can be Soooooo bad!
> > On Thu, 16 Apr 1998, Greg Dickie wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> Haven't played with samba for awhile and man it's good to be back!
> >> I grabbed a cvs copy of NTDOM and set up a PDC a couple of days ago. Seems
> >> to
> >> work great except for profiles but I'll figure that out. The only problem is
> >> that our IS guys PDC (on another domain) seemed to get screwed up right
> >> around
> >> the time I was tweaking the samba PDC. They finally rebooted their machine
> >> but
> >> it consequently would not even boot (%$##%$# NT!). My question is "Has
> >> anyone
> >> seen this kind of behavior?"
> > No, they didn't have to reboot did they? Oh, no. But, isn't that normal
> > for NT? Sure it is! (;-)) Good reason to move to Samba I suspect. Maybe?
> >> I don't know about any kind of restrictions on the number of PDCs (in
> >> different domains) on a subnet. Could it be some master browser conflict?
> >> Can
> >> NT be so badly done that something I do on the network can actually screw up
> >> the machin enough that a reboot can't fix it? Or is it just a coincidence?
> > No co-incidence! Plain fact. Microsoft devotees call that "Stable",
> > "Production Quality", "Reliable", "Well backed", "Commercial".
> >> Any opinions?
> > I am not normally opinionated, but today was not a good day!
> > I had to take it out somewhere and then you came along. Aren't you sorry?
> Greg Dickie
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