[Samba] Whats is the most stable distro for a DC

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue May 5 14:52:38 GMT 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Joaquin Cañete <joakinc at gmail.com> wrote:
> whats is the best distro for create a domain controller ?, and the method
> for authentication, winbind whit pam_mount ?, openldap ?. thanks
> someone has a sample of the configuration of a DC working ?

Depends on your taste and if you need/require paid support.

If you are not savvy with linux,  I recommend paying for either Red
Hat Enterprise Linux or SUSE. And I really mean paying for them and
not just downloading the free downloads thinking you are getting
enterprise quality software. The free downloads in my opinion are
generally out of date and/or buggy. If you do not want to pay use
Centos or opensuse. Otherwise ubuntu if you are comming from a windows
background. At work we have been using gentoo for 5 years and I would
normally recommend it however lately the packages for samba have been
lagging. This is no problem for me since I roll my own samba releases
in my overlay


but this is really not for those who do not know gentoo.


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