Samba as Domain Controller
Greg J. Zartman
greg at kwikfind.com
Fri Mar 2 16:52:51 GMT 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Sharpe" <sharpe at ns.aus.com>
To: "Adam Lang" <aalang at rutgersinsurance.com>; <samba-ntdom at us5.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 9:08 AM
Subject: Re: Samba as Domain Controller
> At 04:23 PM 2/28/01 -0500, Adam Lang wrote:
> >I'm looking into using Samba as the domain controller for my network
> >75 users on windows 9x).
> For Win9X machines you do not need a PDC. Samba 2.0.7 will do fine for
> these machines.
This doesn't make any sense. What does the client OS have to do with the
weather or no you need a PDC??? A PDC basically centralizes netword admin
on one machine. The client OS makes no difference.
> >How stable and effective would it be for my environment? Would I be
> >served just using NT for the PDC?
> Very effective, lots of people use Samba for this.
> >Adam Lang
> >Systems Engineer
> >Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
> Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
> Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member,
> Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
> Author, Special Edition, Using Samba
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