samba 4 advice
abartlet at samba.org
Mon Nov 22 13:49:58 MST 2010
On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 17:41 +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
> Hi Suresh
> Please send questions about Samba 4 to the samba-technical mailing
> list and not to me personally. Although I have successfully installed
> Samba 4, I am not one of the experts. The experts are all subscribed
> to the samba-technical mailing list. I have copied my reply there.
> On 22 November 2010 17:02, suresh k <ksuresh136 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear Michael,
> > Iam testing samba4 in fedora 13 and dns server running in RHEL 4 in another
> > server. iam confused by reading samba how to document. pls chk what i have
> > done is correct or not. Pls guide me.
> > setup
> > DNS server :
> > ip address : 172.16.100.221
> > Host name : test
> > domain name : example.lab
> > samba 4 server:
> > ip address : 172.16.100.222
> > Host name : samba.example.lab
> > in samba 4 server
> > installed packages
> > libacl-devel libblkid-devel gnutls-devel readline-devel python-devel gdb
> > pkgconfig
> > I have not installed bind package in my samba 4 server is it require?
> The Samba 4 HOWTO assumes you have bind9 on the same machine as Samba
> 4. You should be able to get it to work with bind9 on another
> machine, but if this is the first time you're trying Samba 4, I
> suggest you do it exactly as per the HOWTO and when you have it
> working, you can try getting it working with the DNS server on another
> machine. I have only tried it with both Samba 4 and bind9 on the same
Indeed, this is a very important point. Samba4 is a complex beast, but
we have done our best to simplify it's installation. To help us help
you, please install it all on one host, and if at all possible, use
Fedora 14 - it has all the support required for dynamic DNS in it's
bind, and that will avoid you needing to compile BIND from sources.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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