Using Samba -- domain logins

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Tue Jan 4 20:13:21 GMT 2000

On Wed, 5 Jan 2000, David Collier-Brown wrote:

>         Samba folks: the requirement "must be in user-level 
>         security ( security = user) and must be the PDC" used to be 
>         trivially true, but from poking at the 2.0.6 code with cscope,
>         it looks as if it should work if you were a member server. 
>         As we're not advertizing PDC in 2.0.x, this requirement
>         is out of place (It was introduced to the book
>         around version 1.9.18 of Samba), and arguably shouldn't be 
>         discussed at all.

I've had some success using "domain logons = yes" on a machine that was not
the PDC for a domain, so the "domain logons" and "domain master" options do
appear to be completely orthogonal.

-Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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