[Samba] splitting services in samba4
geza at kzsdabas.hu
Wed Jul 11 07:08:03 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?
>> 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.
The multiple AD DC (in active directory every (non readonly) DC is a
sort of PDC) is the tried and recommended method (even by M$)
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