NT PDC licensing

Matt Pavlovich mpav at algx.net
Wed Dec 12 09:09:02 GMT 2001


Will NT clients automatically direct authentication to the Samba "BDC"
by changing 'domain master = no', 'domain logons = yes'?  

What about OS level? 

Wouldn't it have to be the second highest value to the Samba PDC? 

Have you tested this?

Matt Pavlovich
Allegiance Telecom, Inc.

Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 11:07:58AM -0500, Adam Killian wrote:
> > As I understand it, I can configure Samba to act as a PDC, but not as a BDC.
> > Since this will be a mutli-site deployment, that won't work.  I guess that
> > leaves me with NIS or LDAP.  Does  anyone have any
> > reccomendations/suggestions/horror stories?
> I installed exactly your setup with replicated OpenLDAP. It should go into
> production these days. It's a lot of small details to care for, but once you
> got it working it's straightforward.
> The only idea is to have samba get its SAM information from a local OpenLDAP
> that is replicated from the PDC's LDAP Server to the BDC's LDAP. The BDC should
> have 'domain master = no' and 'domain logons = yes'.
> Volker
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