Using Samba -- domain logins
sharpe at ns.aus.com
Mon Jan 3 15:18:51 GMT 2000
At 08:54 AM 1/5/00 +1100, Gerald Carter wrote:
>Steve Langasek wrote:
>> But domain logons = yes is also used to control whether
>> 'network logons' are accepted from Win9x machines. Does
>> this represent overloading of the option's meaning? Is it
>> possible to separate out the Win9x network logon support from
>> the BDC support, or did MS hardwire this by overloading
>> the NetBIOS types, like they did with DMB/PDC functionality?
>"domain logons" also controls NT logons. Can someone give me
>a valid set of circumstances where you would want Samba to
>validate win9x logons and not act as a BDC?
>In my opinion (at the moment) the two are inseperable. A Samba
>server (using accounts from a PDC) validating Win9x logons
>should also validate NT client logons (and this is a BDC).
I am not sure if I understand what you mean here, but there are people out
there, including a customer of mine, who only habe Win9x and no WinNT
clients nor servers.
So they only use the domain logons = yes stuff for Win9x logons, and do not
think of Samba as running in PDC or BDC mode.
>I feel like I'm speaking in a black hole here. Would someone
>please tell me politely to either be quiet or at least address
>the questions above. This is somewhat of a design issue I
Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com, Master Linux Administrator :-),
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