[Samba] Upgrade question NT4 -> Samba 3 PDC

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Thu Jan 11 13:51:08 GMT 2007

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On 01/04/2007 12:28 PM, Dr.Peer-Joachim Koch escreveu:
> Hi,
> we want to replace our old NT4 PDC with a samba 3 PDC
> against LDAP.
> We have already 2 fileserver and a print server currently
> (all running samba 3) working within the old domain.
> Do we have to change the configuration and add the ldap parameter
> at those servers ?

	Hmmm, AFAICT, no. It should still find the password server
if everything is in the proper place and with the right parameters.

> Or what is the best practice in this case ?

	If you want to have PDC/BDC strategy, one of the server
will also need the ldap parameters and a slight differect smb.conf,
there are advantages in having slave LDAPs (fast lookups) but there
also disavantadges (more LDAPs to keep in sync when doing some

> # Global parameters
> [global]
>         workgroup = BGC
>         netbios name = PRINT
>         security = domain
>         password server = *

	Kind regards,

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