[Techtalk] Samba Domain member

Gayathri Swaminathan gayathri.swa at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 13:47:40 UTC 2008

On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 7:21 PM, Linda de Boer <ldb at swmbo.ca> wrote:

> G'day
> I'm not so much asking for an exact answer, as to make sure I have the
> right idea here before I pound my head for much longer.
> I have a samba PDC (Homer1) working fine, Windows XP (Bart) joining it.
> Then I have another server with samba (Homer2).
> I believe Homer2 is setup properly to be a domain member and I have
> successfully used "net rpc" to join  the PDC. I have also used the
> commands to add the machine account.
> If I have done that correctly (still up for grabs), then should I expect
> to log Bart into the Homer1 domain and see the Homer2 as an option to
> map to? Or am I looking at this all wrong?
> Pointers on the right page to read are very welcome, I have read alot of
>  the info on different ways to set this up. I've worked with Samba for
> quite some time, but did not have this scenario before, so I'm not sure
> I have the theory right here.
> Any pointers or questions sending me in a better direction are very much
> appreciated....

If all Homer1, Homer2, Bart are in the same SAMBA domain, you are headed
right direction. They should be able to see each other's shares/resources.

Samba documentation is usually vivid. This one (
will help you further.

Good luck!

Gayathri Swaminathan
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