[Samba] Some questions about Samba as a DC.

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Apr 26 19:09:23 UTC 2021

On 26/04/2021 20:00, Jason Long wrote:
> Thank you.
> Consider an internal network that uses Windows server for Active Directory, DHCP and DNS services. Clients use a domain name to join to the internal network and Windows server gives clients a username and password for logging to the system, an IP and a DNS address.
> Could Samba provide all of these features?
> I think Samba couldn't provide DHCP service!

No, Samba doesn't provide a DHCP service, but the isc-dhcp-server does 
and you can use it with a Samba AD DC, see here:



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