[Samba] Join Windows machines to a Samba3 domain

Lea Massiot lmloge at orange.fr
Fri Jan 17 06:38:34 MST 2014

Thank you.

Rowland Penny-5 wrote>  
> First things first, what OS are you proposing to use for your samba 4
> server 
> and how where thinking of installing samba4, compiling it yourself (highly
> recommended) or installing from packages? 

The OS is Debian Wheezy.
I would prefer installing from packages (it's what I do usually).
(apt-get install dhcp3-server / apt-get install bind9 / apt-get install

steve-2 wrote >
> Converting the smb.conf you have to AD is easy.

That's good news.

steve-2 wrote >
> The most time consuming part will probably be physically walking to each
> machine, setting the dns and joining it to the domain. 

It's not a problem.

Thank you for helping and best regards.

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