NT PDC licensing

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Dec 13 00:14:02 GMT 2001

On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 02:34:22PM -0500, Adam Killian wrote:

> This seems like a good option to me.  This project is to see how feasible it
> would be to replace a Novell Netware file/print environemnt with Linux/Samba.
> I am going to need OpenLdap to replace NDS anyhow. 
> Just to be sure I understand...
> I setup a Samba servers in each site with domain logons=yes and OpenLdap as a
> slave
> I pick one server to be the OpenLdap master and all is well?


> Can a real NT4 app server be a member of such a domain? We have some apps the
> MUST be run on NT4 servers.

Yes, certainly. But be aware that Samba 2.2 does *not* do any group mapping.
This means that you can not use domain groups on your NT Member server. Samba
3.0alpha contains group mapping code, but this does currently not compile with

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