[Samba] Recommended stations on a server and slave domain controller

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 25 14:35:56 MDT 2015

On 25/03/15 20:19, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Hello Sourisack,
> Am 25.03.2015 um 18:00 schrieb Sourisack PHANIVONG:
>>> What do you mean with DC_SLAVE role? Multi-master replication 
>>> between AD
>>> DCs works for a long time.
>> I would like to know if the following configuration is possible : PDC
>> Samba 4 <-> DC Slave Samba 4.
>> The DC_SLAVE role doesn't seems to exist for the moment.
> I still don't understand what you're meaning. A trust between an NT4 
> domain and AD? Replication between NT4 domain and AD? A PDC/BDC setup? 
> ...?
> In your initial mail you talked about AD. Now you're saying you have a 
> PDC, what indicates that you're running an NT4 domain and not an AD.
> Please give some detailed information about the goal you want to achieve.
> Regards,
> Marc

Hi Marc, I think the OP is referring to the AD DC that has the 'PDC 
emulator' fsmo role, I also think what he is referring to as a 
'DC_SLAVE' is either a 'RODC' or a secondary DC. You are right though, 
he needs to explain better what he is trying to achieve.


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