[Samba] File server questions

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Sep 12 17:59:35 UTC 2017

On Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:41:42 -0300
Flávio Silveira via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Ok, I understand now, one question though: if realm is 
> AD.TECNOPON.COM.BR, does domain need to be AD? 

No, you can use anything you like, provided it is one word, 15
characters or less, without punctuation.

> If I understand 
> correctly, realm is "full domain with subdomain" and domain is the 
> subdomain, yes?

No, the AD realm is the dns domain of the computer in uppercase, it
being a subdomain does not come into it. From your example above, the
dns domain would be: ad.tecnopon.com.br 
The realm would be: AD.TECNOPON.COM.BR


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