[Samba] PDC / BDC in a Samba Domain Controller.

Juan Pablo Michelino jpmichelino at jfsecco.com.ar
Fri Mar 27 14:21:46 GMT 2009

Thanks Daniel and John.
I am not using slurp. I am using rsync to syncronize all data base.
I need to know if the BDC can write his local LDAP data base. If it is 
OK, I think that the domain go to work well, regardless if the conection 
betwen PDC and BDC is broken or not.
Can your help me?

Juan Pablo Michelino

John Drescher escribió:
> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 5:24 AM, Daniel Müller <mueller at tropenklinik.de> wrote:
>> Your PDC and BDC must have the same SID,
>> Your BDCs ldap database should be a copy of Your PDCs. Also the BDC should
>> be a slave to the PDCs ldap. So every change in Your
>> PDcs database should change on your BDC. This is quite simple with slurpd.
>> If the PDC now stops the BDC will take over. The users are able to logg in,
>> but to have there shares accesseable you should hve the same shares
>> on PDC and BDC. Write a script when you log on or off to rsync the files of
>> the users.
> I thought slurpd was deprecated years ago when openldap-2.3 came out.
> http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/replication.html
> John

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