Joining BDC (Samba) to PDC (Samba)

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Nov 30 14:16:41 GMT 2001

On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 07:03:24PM -0300, Ariel Mella wrote:
> Jerry:
> > Yes, but not using "security = domain".  Both Samba PDC & BDC are
> > configured as as PDC with "security = user".  The difference
> > is that the BDC has "domain master= no".  Then synchronize
> > the UNIX uids, smbpasswd, [netlogon], & secrets.tdb files.
>  > PS: use rsync over ssh  for the file sync.
> you solution looks very well. i think that only needs some kind of port
> sentry to look for the 137-139 ports running in the PDC machine.. and when
> this ports goes down automatically change "domain master = no" for "domain
> master = yes" in smb.conf..
> if this is right, maybe a script or official doc could be included to
> dissapear the *ghost* of no BDC support under samba.

That's a good idea. Any sample scripts out there we
can include ?


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