[Samba] Little help on PDC and BDC needed
daniel.wilson at sunderland.ac.uk
Tue Mar 28 14:32:37 GMT 2006
ah sorry i forgot to mention we use LDAP backend!
Thomas Boutell wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Mar 2006, Daniel Wilson wrote:
>> just copy your smb.conf to the BDC but change these lines to be "no"
>> preferred master = no
>> domain master = no
>> local master = no
> That's not going to be enough. Samba 3 doesn't support the Windows
> protocols for synchronization among DCs, so the BDCs won't have
> any idea what the valid accounts are, etc.
> The PDC needs to use an LDAP back end, and the BDCs can consult that same
> back end or have their own backup LDAP servers to make it easier to
> turn one of them into a real PDC.
> Thomas Boutell
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