[Samba] PDC/BDC Questions (fwd)

Cybr0t McWhulf cybre at killcybre.org
Fri Jan 30 07:33:20 GMT 2004

Cool, thanks alot, I really appreciate your time.

I'm extremely pleased with 3.0.x's stability, I don't think local segment failover is really going to be a huge issue.

Keep up the great work :)

 -- Cy

> Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 18:14:36 +1100
> From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
> To: Cybr0t McWhulf <cybre at killcybre.org>
> Cc: abartlet at samba.org, samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] PDC/BDC Questions
> On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 15:11, Cybr0t McWhulf wrote:
> > Sorry, that was a bit vague, my apologies.
> >
> > My real question is, in the event where netbios is not being
> > passed between network segments  (In this particular case, a
> > WAN), where the PDC is at one site, and the BDC is at another,
> > are there any provisions for failover?  Or am I just going to
> > have to run them both as PDC's for their network segment?
> You don't want inter-site netbios traffic anyway, so run each as a 'pdc'
> and add local redundancy if you really think you need it.
> Andrew Bartlett
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