[Samba] Should I use winbind in this case

Tim Kelley tpk at r00tserverz.net
Sat Oct 25 04:56:03 GMT 2003

On Friday 24 October 2003 3:28 pm, Douglas Phillipson wrote:
> I can't seem to get an answer to this question...
> Should I use winbind if my Domain Controller is a samba machine?  Or
> is it only useful if my DC is a real MS DC and I have other
> unix/linux client machines?

It's still useful.  

If you have other unix machines, they can authenticate via samba/windows 
domain mechanism, without having a local machine (unix) account.

Other samba file or print servers can use it to authenticate domain 

In either case, it can't hurt.

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