[Samba] workgroup > join domain with same name = no issue? I don't get it

Michael Schmitt mschmitt at unixkiste.org
Sun Sep 9 02:12:48 GMT 2007

It is like it is so often... I don't find the passage in the docs
anymore. I will report back if I find it again. In the meantime, onyone
else with an opinion about that?


Am Samstag, den 08.09.2007, 21:46 -0400 schrieb Chris Smith:
> On Saturday 08 September 2007, Michael Schmitt wrote:
> > there is stated that it is not a good idea to
> > have a local workgroup and create a domain with the exact same name and
> > join the windows boxes ther. It is said that this will fail or at least
> > it will have some problems. But here, what should I say, it worked like
> > a charm.
> I've done this for years, with both Windows DC's and Samba DC's, never had a 
> problem (that I know of) related to the practice.
> -- 
> Chris

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