[Samba] Little help on PDC and BDC needed
nannix at nodalis.it
Tue Mar 28 15:07:05 GMT 2006
It seems I've to use LDAP. This is a bit harder: I never
Anyhow, now I have a starting point.
PS. < trivial question >: Is a samba BDC really useful to improve a network
As you can image, I'm a newbie.... :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Wilson" <daniel.wilson at sunderland.ac.uk>
To: "Thomas Boutell" <boutell at boutell.com>
Cc: "Nanni X" <nannix at nodalis.it>; <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 4:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Little help on PDC and BDC needed
> 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
>> Boutell.Com, Inc. http://www.boutell.com/
> Daniel Wilson
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