[Samba] exam projects

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 13:44:49 UTC 2015

On 24/09/15 14:18, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 09/23/2015 03:30 PM, buhorojo wrote:
>> Hi
>> A question came today about appliances. We had a look here:
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba4/VirtualMachines
>> but that seems to be for setting up a machine. We would still need to 
>> install it. What we want to do is have an appliance so we don't have 
>> to install to just play around to see if we can get a project out of 
>> it. We don't know if it's possible to have a AD setup as an 
>> appliance. Lots of other unknowns too such as how would we change the 
>> domain name and ips. Anyway, if anyone has any experience of this 
>> that would be great. Thanks.
> For an appliance, consider an armv7 board.  Some like Raspberry, I do 
> not.  I use the Cubieboards.  The Cubieboard2 can be had for $65 and 
> is better than a RPi2.  With Sata etc.  Fedora22 is available; F23 in 
> beta as is Centos7.
> I have a Cubieboard with the Centos7-arm beta.  I have a special build 
> of the sernet 4.2 for it.
> You can run your armv7 completely on a 16Gb mSD card.  With the 
> Cubieboards, you can easily use sata by putting all your partitions on 
> the sata (connect it to your installation system with a USB/sata 
> adapter to do this), and ONLY have uboot on a 4Gb cheap mSD (do the 
> install on the mSD, then delete all partitions).
> Have fun!  I am.

Seeing as he was trying to get someone to do half his home work for him, 
I don't think he will want to spend money buying something. I also don't 
think he has realised that he will probably lose marks, by not being 
able to show how and why he decided to go the way he did.


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