[K12OSN] two samba servers on one Win2k3 domain without trusts?
lists.john at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 20:37:59 UTC 2007
Hi Conrad and Les,
Here's the thing. I have been running 1 server with auth to AD via
winbind and kerberos for 6 months. Now I want to install another
server, but short of creating a whole other domain with SAMBA as a PDC
and setting up a trust, I can't see how to do it.
PLEASE point me at the simple "just edit pam to use" AD howto!
On 7/9/07, Conrad Lawes <pxeboot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's a thought:
> Why not have your Samba servers participate as member servers in Active
> In so doing, you can administer all your Windows and Linux computer and user
> accounts using the standard Windows MMC.
> You can configure your Samba servers to be ldap/winbind clients
> authenticating to AD.
> The beauty of the Linux PAM stack is that you can point it to an AD
> authentication source via winbind and/or LDAP.
> Why maintain 2 user directories when one will suffice? Administration is
> much easier if you can keep all your computer and user objects in a single
> I assume that you have no plans to get rid of AD in the near future, if at
> Check out http://sadms.sourceforge.net/ for more information.
> On 7/9/07, john <lists.john at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Is it possible to have two samba servers on a win2k3 domain without
> > using NT style trusts? Put another way, must one of the Samba servers
> > always be a PDC for its own domain and host something like LDAP for
> > all other samba servers?
> > Is there someone out there who REALLY groks SAMBA?
> > Thanks!
> > John
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