[Samba] Two Samba Server (with same Domain Name) on the same subnet??

Chan Min Wai dcmwai at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 06:47:00 MST 2014

You will not be able to do this.

But under AD environment.
This will be possible by the use of DNS load balance.

Multiple IP on the DC will be register for the services. (Only for DC)

However, this is not usable for Share for share you will still need to use

Time to upgrade?

Hope this help.

On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 8:30 PM, W Forum W <wforumw at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Members,
> We have a samba (v3.2.5).domain (workgroup=TESTDOMAIN)  on a debian
> server (with opanldap authentication) running for several years.
> Now I would like to let this domain temporarily active (due to old
> windowsXP client, they will dissaperar  soon).
> In the meantime I will setup a second samba server (v3.6.6)
> (authentication through another openldap server - running already) with
> the same Domain Name (workgroup=TESTDOMAIN) for new windows 7 Clients.
> My question: is it possible to run 2 Samba Servers (both preferred
> master and domain master) with the same Domain Name without interfering
> each other.??
> New clients will not be configured in the old Samba Server.
> Thanks in advance
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