[Samba] Can Samba Be a Backup Domain Controller to an NT4 PDC?
james.knott at rogers.com
Mon Jun 6 14:22:32 GMT 2005
Joris De Pooter wrote:
> Hello people,
> taken from
>> Can Samba Be a Backup Domain Controller to an NT4 PDC?
>> No. The native NT4 SAM replication protocols have not yet been fully
>> Can I get the benefits of a BDC with Samba? Yes, but only to a Samba
>> PDC.The main reason for implementing a BDC is availability. If the PDC
>> is a Samba machine, a second Samba machine can be set up to service
>> logon requests whenever the PDC is down.
> I don't understand what this means.
> I have a NT4 PDC and a NT4 BDC : they are on a different network.
> The BDC is old and i'd like to upgrade to Samba3.
> Do you think it is possible or not ??
As I understand it, both primary and backup domain controllers, must be
either Windows or Linux. You can't mix them
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