[Samba] samba as a bdc

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Oct 20 03:05:17 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-10-16 at 04:37, Matthias Spork wrote:
> Patricio Bruna V. schrieb:
> >Can samba be a BDC of a NT4 domain?
> >and if it can, then can i promote it to PDC, will it have all the
> >accounts and passwords?
> >
> >  
> >
> Jep, Jep.

Yes and no.  It cannot be a 'live' BDC - it only reads the database
once.  You cannot run a Samba BDC with an NT PDC, you must turn off the
NT4 machine as soon as you finish the process.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at samba.org
Authentication Developer, Samba Team            http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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