[Samba] multiple samba machines and accounts

Thomas Klettke thomask at aesbus.com
Sun Apr 7 07:25:02 GMT 2002

On Sun, 2002-04-07 at 09:54, Andrew Judge wrote:
> What is the best way to add an additional samba server to a samba PDC
> network?  Can I use winbind to populate the unix passwd file or should I use
> NIS and then security = domain?  There are only two samba machines here and
> I need to get the accounts right on the unix and smb side.  Any help much
> appreciated.  Looking to do this right from the beginning.
I found that using an LDAP server to store all account information
provides the flexibility you want. Once you get a new machine up, just
tell it to get the account information from the LDAP server, and you're
done. For more information I recommend http://samba.idealx.org.


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