Can Samba Support Windows 2000 Machines.

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Mon Nov 27 18:32:32 GMT 2000

Peter Foley wrote:
> Namely, I am wondering if samba (I have ver : 
> 2.0.7-21ssl (The one that gets installed by Redhat 7)) can act 
> as a PDC for a mixed domain of Win98se, Win2k machines.

Win98 yes.  Win2k no.

> I would also like to be able to support login scripts 
> (which I believe should be possible from my reading 
> from various sources), home directories (should also 
> be possible) and installing Printer Drivers (Not sure about).

Again, win98 yes; win2k no.

> Does anyone know if I can do this.  I have to admit that 
> I am relativly new to samba (and Linux).  So I would 
> appricate any pointers to information that may be relavent.


See for a list
of features in various releases at varying stages.

Cheers, jerry
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