[Samba] DHCP - Samba as second AD DC
rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jun 17 10:20:19 UTC 2020
On 17/06/2020 10:37, Michael Howard via samba wrote:
> So, I have a MS Windows 2016 AD DC. I've setup samba as a second AD DC
> running on a low power ARM device and all looks good.
How did you mange that, Samba supposedly doesn't support the Win2016
> If I shut down the Windows DC all looks good then too, initially.
> However, should the Windows DC be down for any length of time I will
> encounter DHCP issues.
> My thoughts on this are two fold. One is running a DHCP server on the
> ARM box permanently and splitting the scope, the other is configuring
> up the DHCP server on the ARM device and running it only when it
> detects the Windows DC is down.
Why not just run the DHCP server on the ARM device and stop your Windows
clients from updating their own records.
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