[Samba] Advice on setting up a PDC.

Jason Williams jwilliams at courtesymortgage.com
Fri Aug 15 15:51:42 GMT 2003


Here are a few places to start:




Those links should get you going.
For the most part, it wont be to difficult to get the samba server up and 
running and acting as a PDC. It will take some testing and tweaking, but it 
should get you up and running pretty quickly.

I run a PDC here at our company that hosts 40+ users who are all on Win2k. 
I've heard that XP can pose problems with samba, but im not sure exactly 
what the problem is.

I hope this helps.


At 11:29 AM 8/14/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>I have been asked to set up a Linux Samba file server as well as set
>up user-level access control for a medium sized real estate agency.
>Currently, the office is a on a single workgroup and there is only one
>UID for all users.
>The owner wants to set up individual accounts and server spaces for
>each agent. Until I can convince him that converting everyone to Linux
>workstations, I have to support the Win2K/XP clients.
>I was thinking that I should set up a Samba PDC for account/access
>control and file services.
>I have experience in both Linux and windows, but don't have much
>experience in making them work together. (I've set up a Samba server
>in SHARE mode, but I need user/server security.)
>Anybody willing to do a little hand-holding on this?
>Best regards,
>  Kendall Whitlatch
>  mailto:whit at dubhlinn.com
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