Mixed profiles w/Samba-PDC

William Stuart william at hae.com
Wed May 27 18:46:44 GMT 1998


I believe we are going to retain the ability to edit the domain.sid file,
it just won't appear in the smb.conf.

William Stuart  (william at hae.com)
"If Netscape is giving their software away, how do they make money?"

On Thu, 28 May 1998, Paul Ashton wrote:

> Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 04:38:07 +1000
> From: Paul Ashton <paul at argo.demon.co.uk>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <samba-ntdom at samba.anu.edu.au>
> Subject: Re: Mixed profiles w/Samba-PDC 
> jallison at whistle.com said:
> > Indeed I'm going to remove the 'domain sid' parameter 
> > before then (that'll break *everyone's* smb.conf files :-)
> NO! Don't do that. I was going to mention this earlier when
> you introduced it, but I didn't since you didn't remove the
> option to do it manually.
> Unix isn't NT. On Unix I like to have control over what
> happens. I don't like "management by broadcast" and "management
> by random number generation" which is half of what NT is all
> about. If I want to configure my DHCP server or my Samba PDC
> to allocate mappings that perhaps have a larger significance,
> I can do it. Why is 1-5-21-32423423-2342312-123213 better than
> 1-5-21-192-168-59 which happens to also indicate which subnet
> the PDC is for? (to give but one contrived example)
> Paul

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