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Samba HowTo Guide
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Domain Network Logon Service

All domain controllers must run the netlogon service ( domain logons in Samba). One domain controller must be configured with domain master = Yes (the PDC); on all BDCs set the parameter domain master = No.

Example Configuration

Example4.2.smb.conf for being a PDC

[global]
domain logons = Yes
domain master = (Yes on PDC, No on BDCs)
[netlogon]
comment = Network Logon Service
path = /var/lib/samba/netlogon
guest ok = Yes
browseable = No

The Special Case of MS Windows XP Home Edition

To be completely clear: If you want MS Windows XP Home Edition to integrate with your MS Windows NT4 or Active Directory domain security, understand it cannot be done. The only option is to purchase the upgrade from MS Windows XP Home Edition to MS Windows XP Professional.

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