[Samba] Question about switching from Windows 2k Server to SAMBA 3 under Centos

Matthew Delves matt.delves at itdepartment.com.au
Tue Oct 21 00:38:56 GMT 2008

On Oct 21, 2008, at 10:49 AM, Norberto Bensa wrote:

> Quoting Charles Marcus <CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com>:
>> On 10/20/2008, Matthew Delves (matt.delves at itdepartment.com.au)  
>> wrote:
>>> My questions are:
>>> 1) What is required for the smb.conf to get it talking to the  
>>> windows
>>>   2k server?
>> My understanding is that vampire will NOT work with a Windows 2k  
>> server,
>> only an NT4 server...
> That's my understanding too. Samba (3.x) can't act as a AD domain  
> server. It can be a member of an AD domain, thou.

Thanks for both of the replies. If the samba service is a member of  
the AD domain, is it possible to setup the server as a BDC and  
transfer the information that way. If that is possible, are there any  
documents as to how this can be done?

Matthew Delves

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