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

W Forum W wforumw at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 13:23:57 MDT 2014


I found some time to upgrade our domainlike you said, happily it worked 
fast out of the box


On 02/07/2014 07:29 PM, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Hello,
> Am 07.02.2014 13:30, schrieb W Forum W:
>> 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.??
> No, you can't have the same name for two machines in your network.
> But why not simply upgrade your old PDC to Samba AD? The XP machines 
> work great with AD. And you can migrate them later.
> And you don't have the problem, that if you have two different 
> domains, that you must handle access to your files from both domains.
> Regards,
> Marc

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