[Samba] ODP: ODP: Primary DC migration / upgrade

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Wed Dec 8 07:44:59 UTC 2021


A few i like, if i replace current my server.
To give an idea. 
Enought to build if you build up yourself. 

I say go for it, build it. ;-) 



> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens 
> Krzysztof Kucyba??a via samba
> Verzonden: dinsdag 7 december 2021 18:57
> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
> Onderwerp: [Samba] ODP: ODP: Primary DC migration / upgrade
> Just ordered all I need to build a tiny PC box for less than 
> 120 gbp ???? :) and You did not include what's needed to 
> connect a 3.5" hdd that I mentioned - bigger case, cabling, 
> power supply for that drive (mentioned it was a hdd, may have 
> overlooked the 3.5" variety of it) - this comes for free with 
> pretty much any mini itx pc case & mobo. Yes, it will sip a 
> bit more power, but overall I believe this to be a much less 
> problematic setup.
> Either way I thought running AD DC as a VM was beneficial, 
> but for a good while now I've been observing that clients are 
> losing connection to the dc, and when that happens noone can 
> log on with domain credentials. Could well be I messed 
> something up with either my VM, Samba config, network config 
> (changed router recently) or any combination of these, but I 
> feel like I need a fresh start here, and also it won't hurt 
> to build a new tiny pc before Christmas ???? This will kill 
> three birds with one stone - new DC, backup hdd will go out 
> of my main work PC, and I'll have some toys to play with ????
> Cheers,
> ________________________________
> Od: samba <samba-bounces at lists.samba.org> w imieniu 
> u??ytkownika Rowland Penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Wys??ane: wtorek, 7 grudnia 2021 18:00
> Do: sambalist <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Temat: Re: [Samba] ODP: Primary DC migration / upgrade
> On Tue, 2021-12-07 at 16:37 +0000, Krzysztof Kucyba??a wrote:
> > Thanks for the reply,
> > I considered Rasberry Pi, but I want this box to also keep a backup
> > hdd that will rsync from a NAS box that I have that runs network
> > shares among lots of other things (the primary dc VM as 
> well which is
> > a bit problematic).
> A Samba AD DC (like a normal Windows AD DC) should only be used for
> authentication, but it isn't unknown for one to be used for other
> purposes.
> >  Gearing a Pi4b to do that will cost me a fair bit more than the
> > simplest AMD SoC mobo with a few required gizmos, and arguably it
> > will be less customizable.
> Are you sure about that ? You can get an rpi4, case, power supply and
> ssd for circa £150.
> >
> > So You're saying there'd be no harm keeping the VM aside 
> but pointing
> > all members at the physical box as primary destination?
> There would be no problem with using a VM as another DC 
> (though I would
> update the OS and Samba) and you could point your clients to both for
> DNS.
> Rowland
> >
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