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[Discuss] Replacing AD with Samba4

> From: Rich Braun [mailto:richb at]
> I guess I didn't make it clear: this is my home LAN. My domain controllers
> exist solely to support a couple of Windows instances that run software that
> has yet to become available on Linux, and/or devices that want to
> communicate
> with SMB network shares.

Oh - Uh - That makes a lot of sense now. ;-)

The part that's still missing is: Why run a domain at all? Why not just let the couple of windows boxen run standalone, and use basic authentication to the SMB share?

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