How to use Samab 4 and 3 simutaneously in Samba 3.4 and Can Samab 4 work as BDC for one exist windows AD server?

Rocky Zhang rocky.zhang at
Fri Jul 10 13:55:38 MDT 2009

Thanks Volker. I thought in Samba 3.4 both Samba 4 and Samba 3 should be
running there.

Can anyone answer my second question: Can Samba 4 (current version Alpha
8) work as Backup Domain Controller in an exist Primary Win2K3 AD Server


On Fri, 2009-07-10 at 21:20 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 12:23:41PM -0600, Rocky Zhang wrote:
> > I have some questions regarding the new released version samba 3.4 . I
> > compiled with merge-build successfully and run "make install", it seems
> > only the Samba 3 was installed, samba 4 not ( the "samab4" was still in
> > the build directory, not copying over to system). I thought it should be
> > copied to system as well. I could not fingure out a way to run Samba 3
> > and Samba 4 and samba 3 simultaneously (when I run "samba4 -i -M
> > single", it always gibe me errors). But I can run Samba 4 well if I only
> > compiled the "source4" folder. I could not find documentation anywhere
> > to make both of them work at one computer. Is there anyone can help me?
> In 3.4, the merged build thing is not really there yet, all
> the further work has gone into the master branch. And even
> there, this is very much work in progress. I'll try to keep
> reasonably up to date
> where I'm going right at the moment.
> Volker

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