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

Norberto Bensa nbensa at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 11:41:57 GMT 2008

On Tuesday October 21 2008 05:03:05 Michael Heydon wrote:
> >> 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.
> I've never actually tried this myself, so take it with a grain of salt,
> but isn't 2k capable or running in two different modes? One where it is
> pure AD and one where it is compatible with NT4? If it was in NT4 mode
> then might not vampire have a chance?

Mixed and native modes. 

I don't know this for sure but AFAIK w2k in mixed mode can only be a BDC for a 
NT4-style domain. 


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