[Samba] Samba DC as file server
steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Feb 4 04:58:05 MST 2014
On Tue, 2014-02-04 at 16:25 +0800, Chan Min Wai wrote:
> Dear Nicolas,
> I also got this question just a week before.
> And I do agree that their answer is correct.
> With DC only implementation. (DC is important as it control all your
> login... form files sharing or even including server login and etc)
> if there is reason to take down the files sharing for maintenance...
> it would be a bad result.
> But having DC as DC (maybe 2 with replication) only implementation.
> You should have a Samba Files server (Cluster) which do net join ad..
> And with that...
> You can take down the files service for maintenance and etc without major
> Authentication outage...
> Hope that help to explain what I think.
> Please do correct me if I'm wrong...
> Thank You
More concretely, you cannot drop an smb.conf from an NT domain into an
ad DC. At the moment. Some of it will work, but as the OP has
discovered, there are niggling problems.
> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 1:14 PM, <me at electronico.nc> wrote:
> > taken from a recent post on list :
> > Le 03/02/2014 23:36, steve a écrit :
> > ...
> >> The current recommendation is to not use a DC as a file server for
> >> anything other than sysvol
> > ...
> > This is the first time I read that.
> > Could someone please elaborate or at least post a link that points to this
> > recommendation ?
> > Thanks in advance for your time.
> > Nicolas
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