[Samba] Samba 4.1 gentent, ls, no display domain user name on Primary ACDC but wbinfo -u yes

Jhon P patocius at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 23 05:42:34 MDT 2015

Thanks for the clarification.
They are around 80 clients.
All windows 7 and Xp pro.

One member server linux  with Debian 7 for testing the future file server. All on this works fine.

Other servers that are not in the domain

> Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:08 +0000
> From: rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba 4.1 gentent, ls, no display domain user name on Primary ACDC but wbinfo -u yes
> On 23/03/15 00:55, Jhon P wrote:
> > It will be necessary to join this PDC to the domain?
> Firstly, it is a 'DC' not a 'PDC', there really is no concept of a 
> Primary Domain Controller in active directory, other than one of the 
> FSMO roles. These FSMO roles are the only differences between DCs , 
> other than this, all DCs are the same (or should)
> You do not join a DC to the domain unless it is a second (or subsequent) 
> DC, when you provision a DC or classicupgrade a PDC, it is automatically 
> joined to the domain.
> > I did this once and it was not me well and I had to restore the backup.
> >
> > The samba documentation does not say anything of this.
> > Remember this isnt a member server this is the PDC, on samba ACDC doc 
> > say this:
> >
> > "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./"
> >
> > But I also need to use it because I had no other server to use as a 
> > file server.
> It is not recommended, but you can do it, there are plenty of people who 
> post on here who do use a DC as a fileserver.
> Just how many clients do you have and what sort ?
> Rowland
> >
> > If there is no chance you do not want to waste time with this.
> >
> > Many thank you very much.
> >
> >
> >
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