[Samba] Samba4 - multiple forest hosting?

Harsh Shah harshwshah at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 11:27:52 MDT 2012

On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 8:50 PM, Chris Weiss <cweiss at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 3:40 PM, Harsh Shah <harshwshah at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Can I configure Samba4 in such a way that I have two separate **forests**
> > on a single machine– let’s say one for CompanyA and other for companyB?
> >
> > So essentially does Samba4 support multiple server instances like Samba3
> as
> > described here http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Multiple_Server_Instances
> ?
> > I don't know the answer, but I'm curious why one would want this
> > anymore versus using a virtual machine (vmware, xen, kvm) or container
> > (openvz, xen paravirt)?

It is difficult for me to get a new virtual machine.  I have a fairly
powerful machine that can easily host two separate forests.  If Samba4
supports multiple server instances like Samba3, I can make full use of it.



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