[Samba] Windows Server 2019 Domain Controller Compatibility

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Mar 10 21:28:54 UTC 2022

On Thu, 2022-03-10 at 16:17 -0500, ralph strebbing via samba wrote:
> Hi All,
> So I'm looking into some solutions with windows specific integration
> applications, and unfortunately it's looking like the one application
> we're using (asked in a previous thread), utilized the windows
> security audit logs.
> So I'm back with some what-ifs and hoping someone has either tried
> it,
> or any of the veterans of this software know how well we can use it.
> I
> need to know if I can join a Windows Server 2019 VM to our existing
> Samba Active Directory setup as a domain controller. I need this VM
> for nothing but to receive the logs that the other servers may be
> getting from things like authentication, etc. So (if I understand
> what
> this is in the first place), a Read Only Domain Controller?
> Looking forward to hearing some thoughts on this.
> Regards,
> Ralph

Sorry, but no, Samba hasn't got there yet, highest is 2012

You could join it as a Domain member, would that work for the logs ?


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