[Samba] auth to two diff PDCs? (success, sort of)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Oct 28 05:54:00 GMT 2002

Matthew Hannigan wrote:
> With a single server, settings "security = server"  and
> "password server =  pdc1 pdc2', I can successfully
> authenticate against two entirely different PDCs
> depending on which order I put the two machines in
> the 'password server' list.
> Is there someway of forcing clients from either
> domain to authenticate against the 'right' pdc,
> regardless of the order in the 'password server'
> config?
> What is the algo for choosing auth server out of a
> list, anyway?
> If so it'd be a nice cheap way of getting what
> we would otherwise have to wait for trust relationship
> support for.

The reason we don't support this already is that while the auth works, a
*lot* of other things break.  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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