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Thread: W2K3 in a Samba Domain
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- Mar 2006
W2K3 in a Samba Domain
My company needs to install a W2K3 server to run a windows specific application. It does not need domain authentication, but requires some files to be stored on the server's file system. It also will run a MS SQL server.
I have added this server to my happy domain (3.0.25 + Fedora DS ) and it joined just like an XP workstation. Next thing I want to map users clients to a share on this server, and keep the existing data on the old fileserver.
I do not want to depend for domain logons on this server because I have little trust in it. (Yet )
Surprisingly there are no errors or seeming problems. I could even log on as a domain user, thanks to the existing PDC, of course.
Having no previous experience of W2k3 -
Am I likely to run into problems with this setup?
Should I apply all the usual Samba registry patches for XP, like signorseal, etc?
Maybe unprivileged accounts should be created for my applications?
Really confused with this strange server OS