Samba PDCs/BDCs and Trusts WAS: auth to two diff PDCs? (succe
ss, sort of)
simo.sorce at xsec.it
Tue Oct 29 17:23:48 GMT 2002
There's another poor man way.
Use the classic smbpasswd file and use rsync to sync the file
periodically with a cron (of course you'll miss the ability to have
things promptly synced but generally this is a good enough solution for
On Tue, 2002-10-29 at 17:23, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 11:10:22AM -0500, Collins, Kevin wrote:
> > Steven Langasek wrote:
> > > Having one PDC and two BDCs also gives you greater
> > > fault-tolerance than
> > > having three domains with a single PDC each.
> > > Samba+LDAP can give you this fault tolerance; it can't give you trust
> > > relationships today, without a lot of finagling.
> > > Steve Langasek
> > > postmodern programmer
> > I understand the role of/need for the BDC, I'm just concerned about
> > flooding the WAN connections with replication traffic and not being able
> > to send things like e-mail or project files. I can control the
> > replication in NT, but I need to know if I can do the same in SAMBA.
> > With all the "tweaks" god knows there should be. :-)
> The only "pre-packaged" BDC implementation for Samba that I know of is
> based on LDAP. With LDAP, only changes are replicated across the link,
> so you have no excess traffic associated with keeping the DCs in sync.
> Samba sorta skipped over the NT4 technology and went straight to an
> ActiveDirectory approach to management... :)
> > I've thought about the LDAP course too but haven't given it enough
> > serious thought yet. You know of a good HOWTO?
> There is a Samba-PDC-LDAP HOWTO included with the Samba documentation.
> You can also find Ignacio Coupeau's step-by-step guide at
> Steve Langasek
> postmodern programmer
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