Does the Samba AD functionality support setting up a Samba server as a DC in a subdomain to an existing forest?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Aug 24 06:51:39 UTC 2023

On Wed, 2023-08-23 at 22:28 -0700, Richard Sharpe via samba-technical
> Hi folks,
> I want to set up one (or two) Samba DCs in, say as dc1 and
> dc2. There seems to be clear documentation on how to do this.
> Then I want to set up another Samba DC in as
> Is this supported by Samba 4.19 and how would I go about doing it?

Not as a subdomain in an existing forest.  Only as a distinct forest. 

I started the work but never finished it.


Andrew Bartlett (he/him)
Samba Team Member (since 2001)
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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