[Samba] Adding a Windows 2003 Server to a Samba PDC Domain

Gaiseric Vandal gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 00:19:24 GMT 2007

I have joined Windows 2003 to samba domains with no problem.

I wasn't ever able to join them to a Sun PC Netlink domain (which did
support XP) so it does do something a little differently-  I just couldn't
figure out what was different.  

-----Original Message-----
From: samba-bounces+gaiseric.vandal=gmail.com at lists.samba.org
[mailto:samba-bounces+gaiseric.vandal=gmail.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf
Of John Drescher
Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2007 3:19 PM
To: Server Gremlin
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Adding a Windows 2003 Server to a Samba PDC Domain

>     I want to add a brand-new Windows 2003 Server machine to a Domain 
> controlled by a Samba 3.0 PDC.  I DON'T want the Windows 2003 Server 
> to be a BDC, a PDC, a WINS server, or anything else; I just want it to 
> be a member of the domain for domain logons.  Basically I want it to 
> act more or less as if it were a Windows XP Pro machine.
>     It won't try to do anything stupid like become a PDC or BDC, 
> enable Active Directory, or anything like that by default, will it?  
> Will adding this to the domain be as simple as adding an XP Pro 
> machine?
Its no different then adding an XP Pro machine.
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