[Samba] Backup Domain Controller

Jason Baker jbaker at glastender.com
Tue Apr 10 17:01:36 GMT 2007

Thanks for the answer. I'm just going to keep everything on the same 
domain to eliminate complexity. I suppose I could set up another subnet, 
but that sounds too much like work.

*Jason Baker
*/IT Coordinator/

*Glastender Inc.*
5400 North Michigan Road
Saginaw, Michigan 48604 USA
Phone: 989.752.4275 ext. 228
Fax: 989.752.4444
www.glastender.com <http://www.glastender.com>

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On 4/10/2007 11:54 AM, Wolfgang Ratzka wrote:
> Jason Baker schrieb:
>> I created a BDC for my network, running a slave LDAP server. Do I need
>> specify the same workgroup as the PDC in the smb.conf? I was thinking
>> I'd put it on a different workgroup just for organizational purposes.
> The workgroup name serves as the domain name if you are running your samba
> servers as domain controlers. A BDC must have the same domain name as the PDC,
> so the answer is "no".
> Once you start with PDCs and BDCs you must stop thinking of workgroups. You have
> a domain.

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