Moving from Workgroup model to Domain

Adrian Ichim aichim at
Fri Oct 20 09:48:50 GMT 2000

What about "MS's latest license policy" ?

Does it mean that in my LAN, I can't use a NT server only as PDC, with files
being stored on a Samba/Unix server  ? (Of course, we have the right
number of client connection licenses !)

----- Original Message ----- 

> Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 12:33:54 +0100
> From: Mike Brodbelt <m.brodbelt at>
> To: "Tom R Haws (PG)" <trh at>
> Cc: samba at
> Subject: Re: Moving from Workgroup model to Domain
> ..........................
> Possibly. You could use Wintel PDC/BDC's. Then you could serve files
> from Samba with security=domain. This is bad because you need to
> authenticate from Windows, and with MS's latest license policy, you get
> badly screwed over. It's a good way to go if you have windows and wish
> to get rid of it, but if you don't have windows servers, it's not as
> attractive an option.
> ..........................

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