[Samba] How to move a PDC

Tom Brown brown at esteem.com
Tue Nov 27 22:25:43 GMT 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 14:11 -0500, B. Cook wrote:
> Hello All,
> I was asked to make a backup of a server that we have running as a PDC  
> (FreeBSD based).
> I tried just coping over the smb.conf but that does not seem to be all  
> that I need.
> How would I be able to copy a working samba server in order to make a  
> backup in case of an emergency so that the PDC function that it is  
> performing will still work.
> Thanks in advance,

Well, I used linux-ha (drbd and heartbeat) to create a fail over
cluster. It has worked well for me for over four years. It is not the
easiest solution to implement, but it is nice after it is in place.


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