Workstation Trust Accounts

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Thu Jan 23 15:31:01 GMT 2003

On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 03:46:26PM +0100, Nicki Messerschmidt, Linksystem Muenchen GmbH wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have a really ugly problem, which, as I know is partially selfmade.
> But to the problem:
> I have five servers running samba-2.2.3a-12 (latest Debian Woody
> release) which are controlled by one master server. All of the five
> servers act as pdc for an own nt-domain. Now to keep the administrative
> work as low as possible I have this one master server. Via this server
> we/our customer adds/deletes all user accounts. This works as expected
> and cvs is my friend here. The users can change their passwords via nt,
> because the scripts for "passwd program" manage this part.

Set 'domain master = no', but 'domain logons = yes', on all of the "PDCs"
except the master.  In an NT4-style domain, it's really not feasible to
have more than one *primary* domain controller.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer
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