Successful so far

Emin Vergunst e.vergunst at
Mon Jul 5 04:48:25 MDT 2010

Obviously I'm planning to use it in production

Op 5-7-2010 12:45, Emin Vergunst schreef:
> Hello,
> I managed to set up a samba 4 AD DC (alpha12-GIT), because we're using 
> an unlicenced Windows 2008 Server in it's trial period, the licences 
> of which are too expensive for our company. So far it works very well, 
> including Kerberos auth for usage with our Exact Globe system. There 
> were some minor problems:
> Automatic DNS updates seem to work for Kerberos (which is essential 
> for Exact globe), but for some reason I cannot resolve names of 
> computers joined to the domain.
> Syncronising files with Samba's builtin file server generates an error 
> on the file "Suggested sites.url" I just removed this (pretty much 
> useless) file to avoid this error, but I'm wondering if it might cause 
> problems in the future.
> Finally, I think we're in need of a init.d script. None of us wants to 
> do a workaround I think and we want samba to start when we power-on 
> the box.
> All in all: so far it's a great piece of software especially for an 
> alpha! Keep up the good work, I'd love to see this product match 
> Windows AD or even improve upon it. Considering the history of Open 
> Source in general, I think that's feasible.


Yours truly,

Emin Vergunst
IT Manager


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