[Samba] Fwd: Re: samba4 AD controller, production
mat at samba.org
Fri Dec 10 13:15:11 MST 2010
Copied the list as I guess it will be more interesting for them
On Friday 10/12/2010 at 9:11 am, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> On 04/12/2010 19:52, Yassen Damyanov wrote:
>> Hello, list,
>> Anyone running a recent version of samba4 as the only one AD
>> controller in the domain, *in production*? If so, what is your overall
>> I am going to make such an install for a site with some 50 users (and
>> frankly speaking, I am frightened ... so give me some courage!)
Been using it for 8 months now. 3 Samba4 servers and a W2K3R2 and
Samba4 as PDC, no real problems. Bit more lag than I'd like with
account updates across controllers. DNS can give a few headaches, esp.
if you're not comfortable with BIND. I'm quite comfortable with it for
a reasonbly small deployment.
> Running samba4 in production for nearly 3 years now, no big big
> (well a couple of quite annoying bugs in the first 6 months, but since
> then it's quite smooth).
> Do a daily backup of your samba provision (use
> scripting/bin/samba_backup) and put a script to monitor the state of
> samba4's ldap (ie:
> while true; do
> ldbsearch -H ldap://localhost '(samaccountname=administrator)'
> if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
> sleep 60
> As for the moment we only start 1 ldap task if the samba process which
> is holding this task is killed (because of segfault) you'll find
> yourself without ldap which is not very a good thing ...
> Matthieu Patou
> Samba Team http://samba.org
> Private repo http://git.samba.org/?p=mat/samba.git;a=summary
> To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the
> instructions: https://lists.samba.org/mailman/options/samba
More information about the samba