[Samba] SAMBA with mysql backend...

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Thu Sep 9 18:48:24 GMT 2004

On Thursday 09 September 2004 11:53, Niklas Lövgren wrote:
> Hi
> I'm planning to use SAMBA as a replacement for NT4 PDC/BDCs. Many people
> recommend ldap as backend but i'm not familiar with it and thought of
> using mysql instead. Is there anyone who have done this successfully?
> Can you use replicated mysql databases to achieve a "real" BDC?

This can be done, but is not recommended. LDAP is the preferred solution for 
this today.

- John  T.
John H Terpstra
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