[Samba] How many memory do I need with the samba4 dc?

felix at epepm.cupet.cu felix at epepm.cupet.cu
Mon Dec 30 06:30:06 MST 2013

> Hello,
> Am 25.12.2013 05:51, schrieb Sense Zeng:
>> My AD is using  win2003 DC now. Domain functional level and Forest
>> functional level are 2003. I try to use the samba4 server replace the
>> win2003 server.
>> User account: 6044
>> Group: 111
>> Computer account: about 1000
>> I tried use a computer (system: ubuntu 13.10) with 1G ram to join domain
>> as
>> DC (samba-tool domain join ... DC ...) and 1G ram gone fast. Samba-tool
>> domain join did not success.
>> How many memory do I need as my AD with the samba4 DC server?
> Univention recomments 4-8 GB, depending on the size of the environment:
> http://wiki.univention.de/index.php?title=Join_Samba_4_to_an_AD#Prerequisites
> I joined my last DC (4 GB RAM) to a domain with 200 users/~50 groups/280
> computer accounts without any problems.
> What exacltly was the error you got during the domain join? And what
> version of Samba are you running (self compiled or package)?

I have 60 PCs and about that number of users and it works OK with 512 MB.


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