[Samba] BDC & passwd changes
mike at fabre.id.au
Sat Feb 13 19:46:44 MST 2010
On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 12:21:51AM +1100, Mike Fabre wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 06, 2010 at 08:18:06PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-02-05 at 10:21 +1100, Mike Fabre wrote:
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > I have a network setup with one Samba PDC and two Samba BDCs separated
> > > by routers (ref http://www.cybersource.com.au/users/mikef/samba/). In
> > > this test environment the Samba servers all use the master OpenLDAP
> > > server on the PDC, but the production system will have OpenLDAP
> > > servers (using master-slave replication) on all Samba servers.
> > >
> > > I can't get the Windows XP client to change a password or enroll on
> > > the domain when connected to either of the BDC's networks, however
> > > both functions work fine when connected directly to the PDC's network.
> > > If the XP client is enrolled onto the domain while connected to the
> > > PDC's network then it successfully authenticates against the domain on
> > > all three networks, incl after being relocated to either BDC network.
> > >
> > > Anyone got any ideas what my problem might be?
> > What you need to do is either install a central WINS server, and point
> > the various networks at that single server,
> I have got the PDC acting as the WINS server with the BDCs acting as a WINS proxy through to the PDC and then I have the clients use whatever samba server it is connected to as the WINS server. should that get the same result?
It turns out that I didn't have the BDCs configured correctly as a WINS proxy so after fixing that everything works exactly as I wanted. Thanks everyone for your help.
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