[Samba] How to Configure Samba to Use Multiple AD Logon Servers for Redundancy

Marcel de Reuver marcel at de.reuver.org
Wed Nov 2 04:25:49 MDT 2011

2011/11/2 Robinson, Eric <eric.robinson at psmnv.com>

> Our samba boxes are integrated with our Windows 2003 AD domain, with
> Windows servers acting as AD domain controllers. Everything is working
> fine, but in my krb.conf and krb5.conf files on my Linux boxes, I
> currently only have one Windows server specified as the AD logon server.
> If that server is down, I suspect that Linux users could not login. How
> to I specify more than one AD domain controller in my Kerberos/samba
> config files?
> --
> Eric Robinson
You can point to more DC's:

kdc = pdc.yourdomain.com
kdc = dc-01.yourdomain.com
kdc = dc-02.yourdomain.com
admin_server = pdc.yourdomain.com
master_kdc = pdc.yourdomain.com

BR, Marcel de Reuver

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