[Samba] samba3 and 2003 server integration

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Oct 17 23:55:10 GMT 2003

On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 brian at krusic.com wrote:

> Hi,
> Is it possible to have a Windows 2003 server as the PDC and
> corresponding Exchange server while having domain members
> being Samba 3?


> I read in the how to that it can be done with a 2000 PDC but
> not sure about 2003 PDC.

Does it specifically say 2000? Or does it say 200x?

> This way, I reached a compermise with my client as to having
> 2003 mail server/PDC while using open source stuff for the
> high speed file serving production end.

It will work.

> I may even have to use ldap and sendmail anyways for the
> production end which is Linux/Irix based but the glue between
> Openldap & AD and Sendmail & Exchange will be fun.

Good luck with this part.

> Any feedback is appreciated as usual,

Oooo. The feedback could be interesting! :)

> Bri-
> PS  Is any of this stuff regarding interoperability in the
> how to or how to book (that I ordered :)

Yes. Chapter 6 of the book (7 of the HOWTO) deals with domain membership.

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

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