[Samba] splitting services in samba4
bwmetcalfe at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 07:50:03 MDT 2012
Assuming samba 4 supports them, watch out for your FSMO roles; each role
will be specific to one server in the domain. Recovering from the loss of a
server that currenty owns one or more of the FMSO roles is a little
trickier than just booting another peer-DC to handle requests.
On Wednesday, 11 July 2012, Gémes Géza wrote:
> Hi Quinn,
>> 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
>>>> 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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