Samba as BDC in windows domain?

Guenther Deschner guenther.deschner at
Tue Jun 11 09:15:07 GMT 2002

hello paul,

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 04:00:08PM +0100, Paul Reilly wrote:
> I've been reading about setting up Samba as a PDC with LDAP storage.
> However if I am to do this it needs to co-exist with the exisitng windows
> NT domain using windows NT PDC's. Everything I've read so far says you
> can't have a Samba BDC unless it's in a Samba PDC controlled domain. Is this
> correct? Is there *any_possible_way* of having a Samba BDC get SAM updates
> from a windows NT PDC ?
> If not, is there any other way to sync an OpenLDAP server against a NT PDC ?

well, if you really consider *any_possible_way* you might have a look at

i never used or tested this, but this could (with a considerable amount of
work) be possibly expanded to match a "NT pdc synchronizes to samba bdc in

anyone had a closer look at this?

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