[GRLUG] Samba as *BDC*?

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Fri Apr 15 14:12:26 EDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-04-15 at 12:18 -0500, L. V. Lammert wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Apr 2011, Joseph Workman wrote:
> > http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/samba-bdc.html
> Cool - thanks! Surpsing it did not show up on Google.
> Unfortunately, it only specs a Samba PDC, so I guess an AD BDC is out of
> the question. [We do not have any AD equipment here so I can't even test.]
> If anyone can confirm that, it would be appreciated.

Samba 4 can be joined as a DC to an AD domain.  It will peer with the
existing DCs.

In an AD domain there are only DCs;  PDC vs. BDC is an NT4 domain

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