[Samba] Member server of Samba PDC

Patrick Nelson pnelson at neatech.com
Fri May 30 23:28:26 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-05-30 at 12:14, Patrick Nelson wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-05-28 at 12:02, Patrick Nelson wrote:
> > PDC RH9 running v2.2.7-a-8.9.0 from RH 
> > Member RH73 running v2.2.7-3.7.3 from RH
> > both are up to date with regards to RH
> > 
> > Would like the Member server to authenticate against the PDC rather than
> > locally to itself causing me to keep auth all synced up between the two.
> > Yes LDAP is an option as we already use it, but was waiting for ver 3 to
> > go down this road as we don't like to compile because of the vast amount
> > of systems we have (plus the level of work for upgrading).
> > 
> > Been searching for docs on adding a Samba Member Server to Samba PDC,
> > but have not found anything specific.  Anyone point me toward how to
> > accomplish this?  Ah thank ya... ah thank ya very much!
> > 
> So I just changed the workgroup to the PDC.  Auth aside (or until
> someone answers)...   What [homes] section is predominant?  Or should I
> drop the section from one of the smb.conf to be correct? 

It appears to make the PDC predominant, which makes sense. However, I
have my homes directories on another server.  So here is the layout of
the 3 samba servers:

PDC Auth & Netlogin 

Profiles & Homes


Is this possible or do I have to move homes and profiles to the PDC? 

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