[Samba] PDC/BDC design question

Adam Tauno Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Thu Dec 23 15:01:38 GMT 2004

> I'm in the process of building a Samba PDC for my office, and I have a
> couple of questions. We have three regional offices connected via VPN.
> We'd like to have network browsing across all three network, with a
> single login. I was going to do a Samba machine with an LDAP backend on
> the same machine. So would it be advisable to have the PDC at the main
> office and BDC at each of the regional offices? 

That is the traditional route;  you can also store each user's roaming
profile on the server nearest them.

> Also should I have slave LDAP server with each of the BDC's?

Absolutely, yes.

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