Samba as a Primary Domain Controller on Centos/RHEL

I wanted to setup a PDC via samba for my home network since I am wanting a common login onto all of the machines at home and also since I already share files via samba why not just add this. This is a very novice basic setup of PDC. Several items are needed espcially host entries/dns records to make this work. lets assume several items Domain : testdomain.local PDC Hostname : pdc PDC IP : User : thisisyou Client Hostname : testdesktop 1. Install Samba. yum groupinstall “CIFS file server” or yum install samba 2. Network testing from your… Continue Reading