[Samba] force the DC to be used when joining the domain

Andrea Cucciarre' acucciarre at cloudian.com
Wed Feb 17 14:25:12 UTC 2021

Thanks you.
I have been exposed to Sites just one time, my understanding is that 
it's a configuration that has to be done entirely in the AD, not in Samba

Andrea Cucciarre'

On 2/17/2021 3:06 PM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 17/02/2021 13:59, Jonathon Reinhart via samba wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 8:51 AM Andrea Cucciarre' via samba
>> <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>>> in a scenario where an AD domain have multiple DCs, is there a way 
>>> or an
>>> smb.conf setting to force samba to use a specific DC to join the 
>>> domain?
>> Before Rowland gets to it: Why do you care?
>> In pretty much any Active Directory setup, if you care about which DCs
>> are used for a given client, you should be using separate "Sites" (as
>> configured by the Sites and Services MMC).
>> Jonathon
> Took the words out of my mouth 😂
> However, if you must use a specific DC, I believe you can use 
> '--server=SERVER'
> Rowland

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