[Samba] AD Backup Best Practice

Norbert Hanke norbert.hanke at gmx.ch
Sun Feb 10 19:29:35 UTC 2019

A 10 user 10 PC Samba AD runs perfectly on a [pair of] Raspberry PI[s]. 
TCO of such a setup is not too significant.

On 10.02.2019 18:05, Viktor Trojanovic via samba wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Feb 2019 at 17:27, Georges Martin <jrjsmrtn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A good practice is to have at least 2 DCs in a domain.
> Yes, I'm aware of that and I try to adhere where possible. However, I'm
> supporting many smaller offices where 2 bare metal servers just wouldn't be
> acceptable in terms of TCO but an AD is still appreciated. So at the most I
> could virtualize a second DC but that wouldn't help much if the hardware
> gave up. My clients would accept the downtime in case of a disaster but
> proper backups are vital. And ideally the recovery shouldn't be as costly
> as a new server ;-)

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