Simo Sorce idra at
Mon Sep 5 16:42:42 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-09-05 at 10:14 -0600, Brad Henry wrote:

> The question that arises from this is: Would we want that behaviour 
> automated within the libnet_join code, or would it be better to have 
> explicit 'demote' and 'promote'  functions in libnet provided as net 
> commands, for example? The automated behaviour would be nice, but 
> accidentally demoting a dc because you were ssh'd into the wrong host 
> and typed 'net join <domain> member' would not. :)

IMHO it is best to have explicit promote/demote commands, creating a DC
is not an everyday task and probably needs extra care.


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