[Samba] Backup Domain Controllers

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Nov 26 07:57:55 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 19:14 +0200, Ian Barnes wrote:
> Hmm, I was looking. The ntlm authenticator that comes with squid allows
> multiple domain controllers to load balance or failover between. 
> Does samba support this ?

winbindd handles the actual connection to the DC, and you can set the
'password server' parameter if you have particular requirements, but it
will do failover automatically, selecting the best available DC.  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.        http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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