[Samba] minimum of 'server services' for NT style domain ?

lejeczek peljasz at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Oct 9 08:47:22 UTC 2019

On 09/10/2019 09:35, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 09/10/2019 09:14, lejeczek via samba wrote:
>> hi guys,
>> what would be an absolute minimum on the list of sevices one should have
>> for NT style domain? (userdb in separate LDAP, dns too is in bind9)
>> And maybe even less need for stand-alone server?
>> many thanks, L.
> I take it by 'services' you mean the 'smbd' , 'nmbd' and 'winbindd'
> binaries, if so, then you only need the 'smbd' & 'nmbd' binaries on both.
> You do not need dns with an NT4-style domain, it uses netbios instead.
I meant it as I wrote it 'server services' - as a param in smb.conf
> Can I stress how important it is that anyone who is still using an
> NT4-style domain upgrades to AD. From Samba 4.11.0, they will no
> longer work by default, though you can reconfigure smb.conf to keep
> them working.
> Rowland
Do not stress it, don't bother, save yourself time & energy. I assume
everybodyyy! knows it only some of us can't do so.

many thanks, L.

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