Samba 4 current release - Sites Support

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Oct 1 12:37:48 MDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-10-01 at 16:10 +0100, Mark Walker wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> Great to see Samba 4 really coming into its own.
> Is it likely AD Sites support will be working in Samba4 to allow different
> subnets to query a specific domain controller?
> The RSAT tool seems to load for it but no idea if samba supports it
> internally.

Yes, my understanding is that as far as clients are concerned, sites
works.  That is, clients will contact their local site first. 

However, the DCs don't use it, and replication is still a dense mesh, as
I understand it. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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