Samba and NT - Synchronizing Accounts

Alin Osan aline at
Wed Jan 31 08:48:02 GMT 2001

On 25 Jan 2001, at 16:20, Chris Andrew wrote:

> Hi List,
> I am in the process of setting up a samba server (2.0.7 on Linux RH
> 6.2) that will sit in an NT domain. The NT is a PDC.
> I plan to set security = server and let the PDC do the authentication.
> I understand however that the Linux still requires the relevant user
> accounts for I/O operations.
> My question is this: What is the best way to synchronize the accounts
> from the PDC (whenever they are changed / added / deleted) to the
> Linux.
> I've also got to think of how to initially get the accounts from the
> PDC onto the Linux without manually typing them in.
> I would very much appreciate any pointers.
> Regards,
> Chris

Unfortunately, curent Samba doesn't support Secondary Wins 
Server. You can syncronise only the browse list. 

Alin Osan
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