[Samba] Samba 3.0 config option "domain controller = xxx"

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Aug 18 22:00:22 GMT 2003

On Mon, 18 Aug 2003, Joseph Phillips wrote:

> A new option has appeared in the default smb.conf from samba 3.0.0 beta3.
> Here it is:
> # Use only if you have an NT server on your network that has been
> # configured at install time to be a primary domain controller.
>    domain controller = xxx

Where did you get this from? What distribution? What platform? What is
your source?

> My question is, what does this do exactly?  The old man pages for samba 2.x
> obviously don't include any reference to this new feature.  And on samba.org
> website, there are no new man pages for samba 3.0.

And it does not exist. There is no such parameter today. As proof do:

	testparm -s -v | grep domain

This will list all the parameters that involve the word "domain".

> So would anyone please care to discuss what this features does?

See above.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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