How do I make samba NOT be a domain controller?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Oct 31 05:57:41 GMT 2001

On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Andrew B. Greytak wrote:

> By using security = server or security = domain, users are indeed
> able to connect and everything appears fine.
> However, from time to time Windows NT workstations in the domain think
> that my linux box is a domain controller. Then, users can't log in on
> the windows boxes and it is difficult to get them to talk to the real
> PDC again. In the Windows NT server manager, the linux box always appears
> as a "Windows NT 4.5 Backup" -- but I don't want it to be a backup!

Do not set "domain logons = yes" or "domain master = yes"

	domain logons = no
	domain master = no

cheers, jerry
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