[Samba] PDC and BDC... what about de shared folders??

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 12:24:15 MST 2011

On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Bayardo Rivas - Open Soluciones
<bayardo.rivas at opensoluciones.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> i am new in the mailing list. I am trying to figure out my configuration. I
> have a Samba server authenticating with /etc/passwd. We are planing to move
> to LDAP and install a BDC server. The information I
> found googleing is always related to BDC as a backup for authentication but,
> I am not clear about the files stored in shared folders.
> I am reading (everybody recomend it) this book and the number 5 specific
> chapter
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/samba-bdc.html
> As said, I am not sure how to give access to the shared folders (stored in
> PDC) when it fails, because I suppose that users will authenticate with the
> BDC server, and What about the shared folders?? Do I have to
> sync this folders and add in the configuration of BDC the shared folders??

On my work network. I put no shares on the PDC or BDC but on other
member servers. My PDC and BDC actually are very small and I have
migrated them both to virtual machines as guests.


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