[Samba] Samba AD DC System Requirements

mourik jan heupink - merit heupink at merit.unu.edu
Mon Oct 20 05:41:36 MDT 2014


On 10/19/2014 07:53 PM, steve wrote:
>> If You got 500 clients You might want at least something like
>> an i3. But indeed, the AD DC is not the first place to start
>> looking for performance bottlenecks.
> No contest here. Throw every spare cent you have at the file servers.

Sure, and what we do: run your DC's as virtual machines on file/mail 
servers. That's optimal use of the fast hardware. All our DC's are 
virtual now. Making backup/restore really easy as well: we shutdown the 
dc, and take a copy of the VM disk image: done.


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