[Samba] adding nt4 server to samba4 AD

Ryan Bair ryandbair at gmail.com
Fri May 30 14:51:33 MDT 2014

I've had issues with NT4 member servers since they don't support Extended

If the machine is hosting SMB resources, you might want to check this one
out: https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10059

On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 11:44 AM, Chris Smith <smb_77 at chrissmith.org> wrote:

> On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 6:34 AM, mourik jan heupink - merit
> <heupink at merit.unu.edu> wrote:
> > So, before trying all kinds of stuff...: Is this (adding an nt4 server
> as a
> > 'regular client') still supposed to work with recent samba4?
> No personal experience but just a note that NT4 is NetBIOS based and
> there you probably need a WINS server running for NT4 to locate the
> DC.
> I have a somewhat similar scenario: was able to take an old NT4 PDC
> running Exchange, virtualize it (to no longer be dependent upon the
> ancient hardware), have a virtualized Samba3 install take over the PDC
> duties, demote NT4 to a member server and allow it to continue running
> Exchange. And I've been wondering ever since what would happen if
> "upgraded" the Samba3 install to a Samba4 AD, would the NT4 Exchange
> member server just continue to work? Maybe with the aforementioned
> DSClient?
> Chris
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