[Samba] Samba BDC for Backup

Hiu Yen Onn yohiu at shinyang.com.my
Mon Jun 13 06:36:09 GMT 2005

Ian Clancy wrote:

> Hiu Yen Onn wrote:
>> Hiu Yen Onn wrote:
>>> hi,
>>> i have no experience in configure any of the BDC before. just 
>>> curious to ask, if i have configured a BDC, then if any fail down of 
>>> my PDC, does BDC will take turn automatically??? stupid question.... 
>>> but, i didnt know it... sorry....
>> another question
>> 1. I have a master ldap tree for my PDC, likewise my BDC also having 
>> a slave ldap tree, do i need to replicate the master ldap to the 
>> slave ldap?
> In a word, Yes. If you are using openldap you will find plenty of 
> documentation on the Internet about how to do this.
>> 2. How about the sid number??? does PDC sid have to be similar to the 
>> BDC sid??? what is sid? what does is working for??? dun understand... 
>> pls enlighten.. thanks..
> The PDC and the BDC have the same SID number. Usually each computer / 
> users has a unique SID. However domain controllers are a unique case. 
> You can import the SID into a BDC using the 'net rpc getsid 
> <DOMAINNAME>' command.
i configured a BDC, but, it ends up throwing me an error when i a trying 
to join the domain
"no mapping between account names and security ids"
pls guide me for troubleshooting.. thanks..

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