[Samba] Problem with samba3 BDC
abartlet at samba.org
Mon Mar 15 12:22:00 GMT 2004
On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 12:58:12PM +0100, M. Vancl wrote:
> I have successfully installed and configured Samba 3.0.2 PDC & BDC / ldap
> master & slave servers in local network. Then I moved BDC to another site
> (with WAN connectivity). Now I discovered that workstations on this site
> (with BDC) are not able to join domain. After some investigations (also
> tcpdump) I found out that problem is that BDC don't reply to NBNS requests
> for name MYDOMAIN<1b> .
> But I'm not able to find my mistake. Situation is little uncommon, because
> on that lan exist workroup with the same name as my domain. But I had done
> experiment with similar situation on my primary site with no problem.
> Relevant parts from smb.conf on BDC are:
> netbios name = MYBDC
> workgroup = MYDOMAIN
> security = user
> domain logons = yes
> preferred master = yes
> domain master = no
See below. Se this to yes.
> local master = yes
> os level = 33
> encrypt passwords = yes
> passdb backend = ldapsam:"ldap://localhost"
> Can anybody help me ?
If the remote LAN cannot 'see' (in the netbios sense) your main PDC,
make the remote 'DC' a PDC. It will then act on the local read-only
LDAP slave, and update the LDAP master when it needs to.
make sure your LDAP slave is setup for update referrals.
Also see the 'ldap replication sleep' parameter.
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