[Samba] Replacing a Samba 3.0 Domain controller

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Fri Jan 29 15:00:08 UTC 2016

Sure you can run it on 1 server, we just dont advice it. 

And yes, you can also make a Win7 login on a samba 3.6, but here again, samba 3.6 is EOL.. so not advices. 

So tell us whats the os you want to run? And what is exact your problem. 



> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens Frank Thynne
> Verzonden: vrijdag 29 januari 2016 15:50
> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
> Onderwerp: [Samba] Replacing a Samba 3.0 Domain controller
> For many months I've been trying to replace a Samba 3.0 Domain Controller
> with a version that will support Windows 7.
> Despite advice on Samba HOWTO that all supported versions will support
> Windows 7 there seems to be an unstated caveat, namely that it must be
> configured as an Active Directory Domain Controller. Microsoft's own
> advice is that Windows 7 will not work with a Windows NT domain controller
> and is not intended to do so.
> By itself, that would not be an obstacle, but there another (stated)
> caveat that running AD and file sharing on the same computer is not
> recommended. That means that the single server configuration that has run
> trouble-free for ten years cannot be so simply replaced.
> Before I embark on a two-server configuration I'd welcome opinions on this
> matter. In theory I suppose I could run two Virtual Servers on one
> computer, but that looks like a high-risk approach.
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