[Samba] How can I influence domain logons? was: BDC - how do I check logons?

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Wed Jul 26 09:51:01 GMT 2006

i think you can't really influence this.
the client (in the netbios world) broadcasts for the DMB #1b and for DCs 
#1c. the first DC answering will be contacted IMHO.

for testing purposes you could try to stop *mbds on PDC and try to logon 
on a client. it should contact the BDC.


Martin Hochreiter wrote:
> As I told before I use in 2 subnets 2 domain controller (PDC & BDC)
> If someone logs on in subnet 2 (BDC) then smbstatus on the PDC (subnet 1)
> shows his logon.
> I have activated wins on the DC's and on the XP client and I wrote a 
> lmhost file
> on the XP client to tell him that the BDC ist the domain controller ... but
> only the PDC shows the logon.
> How can I influnce that?
> lg

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