[Samba] Domain controller in a chroot

Sébastien Le Ray sebastien at orniz.org
Sun Apr 12 09:22:17 MDT 2015

Le 12/04/2015 13:00, Andrew Bartlett a écrit :
> It isn't really that harmful (the sysvol part is a perfectly well
> functioning file server), but you can't get redundancy for the file
> server part, while you could cluster that if it wasn't a DC, so we
> worked hard to try and suggest folks think about it.  We also like to
> encourage the DC, given the central role, to be a bit more isolated.
> But on 'small business server replacement' networks, this isn't really
> that important.
> Using Samba 4.2 (where we use winbindd) is recommended, and it is
> important to understand that the DC will force on the acl_xattr VFS
> module, and in doing so may interfere with setting other modules like
> btrfs.
> Andrew Bartlett


Thanks a lot for these detailed explaination. I guess I'll try again 
with mixed DC/fileserver then.
iirc the main issue was with homedir not being pulled from AD but since 
we flattened the layout I guess I could be fine with templates


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