[Samba] What happens if I turn the DC off?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jul 18 09:39:08 UTC 2018

On Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:56:22 +0200
"Stefan G. Weichinger via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Am 2018-07-18 um 10:45 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > Have you ever heard of laptops ? you know those things that wander
> > away from the domain ;-)
> laptops? hm
> I'm gonna look that up on altavista asap.
> >> I understand that logins might fail, sure, but maybe the
> >> authenticated connections to the DM could be maintained by the DM
> >> itself for a short period of time?
> > 
> > No, Windows clients should be okay, provided they have logged in at
> > least once recently, Unix domain members will require 'winbind
> > offline logon = yes' in smb.conf
> So I should/could add that setting on the file server before doing 
> anything ... right now it is set to "no".

It needs to be on any Unix domain members, these could be fileservers,
printservers or clients.


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