[Samba] WINS and domain controller
jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 29 16:54:58 GMT 2005
On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 03:30:19PM +0100, Will Payne wrote:
> Is there any way to 'administer' Samba's WINS database? I'm attempting to
> get Samba to take over our NT servers' current functionality so that we
> can ditch them entirely. I've enabled WINS support and told our DHCP
> server to point at it. Is there any way of viewing it's database to see if
> it's working?
That database in in plain text in wins.dat so it's easy to view. Currently
there aren't any good admin tools - I need to work on and fix that (thanks
for the reminder :-).
> Also, our XP boxes connect to a domain which is currently administered on
> one of our NT boxes but I want Samba to take over this job. All our users
> already exist as system users but I'm assuming I'll need to add them all
> again using smbpasswd? And once they're set up, how can I set privileges?
> Is there any way to set certain users as administrators?
> Sorry if this is all documented somewhere but if it is, I can't find it..
It's all documented in the Samba HOWTO and ref guide at :
Also available on dead trees at a bookshop near you !
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