[Samba] samba as bdc

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Tue Jan 31 20:05:13 GMT 2006

hi andrew,

but this statement is in contrast to JHT on
Re: [Samba] BDC, documentation, Machine Accounts Keep Expiring



Andrew Bartlett schrieb:
> On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 13:35 +0100, Andreas Fladischer wrote:
>> hi at all!
>> i have a samba server with ldap as pdc. everything works fine and now 
>> i'm testing samba as bdc.
>> i copied the smb.conf from the pdc to the bdc and changed the domain 
>> master = yes to no!
>> then i stopped the smb service on the pdc and tried to login on an winxp 
>> machine and this also worked (the log file show me that the login is on 
>> the bdc)! is it possible that the users can change their passwords when 
>> the pdc isn't available or must the pdc be online?how can i do this?
> The client's won't attempt to change passwords to a BDC.
> Andrew Bartlett

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