[Samba] How to disable the Windows PDC?

Matt Schwartz mschwartz at dcscorp.net
Tue Jun 21 18:41:28 GMT 2005

Unfortunately, with NT you can not demote it from a DC.  You have to 
reinstall the software as a member server

Alan Munday wrote:

> I'm looking to migrate the DC functions of an old NT server (running 
> SBS) to Samba.
> While I'm nearly ready to complete the migration the one thing I have 
> been unable to find out is how to remove the DC functionality from the 
> old server.
> Is it good enough to just demote it to being a BDC?
> I don't want to take the old server off-line as I will be leaving some 
> applications on there for a while.
> Any help appreciated.
> regards
> Alan

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