[Samba] Sernet Packages - description
rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 28 03:12:35 MST 2015
On 28/01/15 10:02, Sébastien Le Ray wrote:
> Le 28/01/2015 10:28, Rowland Penny a écrit :
>> On 28/01/15 02:37, Rich Webb wrote:
>>> Also I'm hoping that the performance on this server will be faster
>>> than that of the domain controller. Currently this domain
>>> controller is serving files but I want to move that function to a
>>> dedicated box.
> For months, there has been no explanation about the reason, just
> /don't do this/. And queries for a rationale behind this were rarely
> answered. Now there is only this sentence :
> We/*_do not recommend_*using the Domain Controller as a file Server.
> This is due to issues with the winbind internal to the Domain
> Controller. The recommendation is to run separate file orMember
> OK, so in fact the only reason is the poor internal winbind
> implementation, so this sentence won't be true after 4.2 release…
Probably not, but 4.2 hasn't been released yet (though it appears to be
imminent), so, until it is released, the recommendation stands.
> In medium sized organizations with sparse small agencies around the
> country/world, having two boxes (either physical or through chroot) is
> not always an option so having the DC and the agency's fileserver
> merged makes sense.
As long as you are prepared to put up with any problems that this setup
may cause. For an example of possible problems see here:
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