[Samba] Samba4 - multiple forest hosting?

Harsh Shah harshwshah at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 17:29:53 MDT 2012

On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 9:19 PM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:

> >The issues is nss_winbind and the winbind socket.  These are both
> configured per-machine, and so hosting multiple Samba instances becomes
> very difficult.
> >The challenge is that skipping use of nss_winbind (and relocating the
> socket) will still allow most things to work, but smbd is built on the
> assumption that the connected user exists in nsswitch.  At the very
> least [homes] will fail.
> >In short, here be dragons.  If you really need multiple forests, then I
> think you can work out a way to get at least multiple virtual machines.
> You would also be well advised to have multiple servers for redundancy
> anyway.
> Andrew Bartlett

Thanks Andrew!

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