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Re: [Samba] Windows 10 Client - Samba 3 Server - NT4 Style PDC




On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 07:30:38PM +0100, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May 2018 13:09:22 -0400
> Marco Shmerykowsky PE via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > FWIW; I connected to the domain on the rolled back 1703 machine.
> > It wasn't connecting due to spelling errors on my end when setting
> > the various keys (Damn those post 40 eye/vision things - don't
> > get older kiddies).
> 
> Can I suggest you do two things, stop driving immediately and get your
> eyesight tested ;-)
> 
> Post 40 is nothing, you are still a youngster.
> 
> > 
> > Base on my experiences then, if you're connected to the NT4
> > style domain prior to the 1803 update, then you'll stay
> > connected.  On all my 1803 machines, the domain connection
> > was established prior to the update.  Everything still works.
> > 
> > So... the 1803 update is the culprit & a warning sign to
> > prepare an update to the samba server before MS does something
> > else.
> > 
> 
> I have been saying this for the last two years, Microsoft is making it
> harder and harder to use Windows with an NT4-style domain, you have
> been warned.
> 
> If you haven't started to look into upgrading your old style domain to
> an AD domain yet, you should start now, before it is too late.
> 
> Andrew, do you think it time to start prying NT4-style domain code out
> of your hand yet ??

We should think about deprecating NT-style domains along with SMB1
server support IMHO.

We shouldn't remove the code (yet), but turning off by default is
something we might think about for Samba-v5 I think.

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