[Samba] file server or member server?

Jonathan Buzzard jonathan at buzzard.me.uk
Wed Jul 3 09:24:09 MDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-07-02 at 09:28 +0200, steve wrote:


> Do I have this?
> 1. is a domain controller and a file server.
> 2. is a member server and a file server.

Yes, that is what you have.

> Another question, why do you say:
> '...its a domain server (or domain controller).'
> Which _is_ it? If it's the same thing then why does it have two names?

It's English, every word has multiple meanings and the same thing can be
described with multiple words. It is what makes English one of the most
expressive languages there is.


Jonathan A. Buzzard                 Email: jonathan (at) buzzard.me.uk
Fife, United Kingdom.

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