Corporate Reactions to Linux (fwd)
fredrik.norrman at axis.com
Thu Oct 14 11:09:06 GMT 1999
So it actually works this way with NT. It's a resonable precaution...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Murcott [mailto:simonmu at optimation.co.nz]
> Sent: den 14 oktober 1999 01:38
> To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM
> Subject: RE: Corporate Reactions to Linux (fwd)
> On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Fredrik Norrman wrote:
> What I suggested Samba takes care of is the case where
> a stupid user who sets up his first RedHat server and
> misconfigures Samba and brings down the corporate NT network
> because of that.
> You can easily solve that by checking if _someone else_ is
> already registered as PDC on the network.
> This is actually normal NT behaviour (I have done it before
> with two NT
> servers). If your bring up a PDC when another PDC is present
> for the same domain
> it instantly turns itself into a workstation.
> Simon Murcott
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