[Samba] splitting services in samba4

Quinn Plattel qiet72 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 03:26:21 MDT 2012

Thanks for the quick response.

So I guess if you wanted high availability, you would either have to
implement a PDC/BDC solution with samba4 or use samba4 on top of a
corosync/pacemaker cluster.  Is this correct?


On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM, Gémes Géza <geza at kzsdabas.hu> wrote:

> 2012-07-11 10:27 keltezéssel, Quinn Plattel írta:
>  Question:  Right now samba4 is great as in all-in-one solution (samba,
>> kerberos, ldap, dns) into one service.
>> Is it possible to split it up so that for example, I run openldap on one
>> server, kerberos on another server, and then dns/samba on a third server?
>> br,
>> Quinn
> Short answer: NO
> Longer: Windows clients expect kerberos, ldap and samba rpc+filesharing
> services on the same host, so if you need AD functionality you couldn't
> separate them. They also expect a schema (the AD schema) which is
> incompatible with OpenLDAP.
> Regards
> Geza

Best regards/Med venlig hilsen,
Quinn Plattel

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