Thread: OS X PDC and a Windows BDC
12-16-2011, 07:06 PM #1
OS X PDC and a Windows BDC
- Member Since
- May 11, 2010
I have an OS X 10.6.8 Server acting as a PDC for a couple Windows machines. I'm now running a 2003 Server as a VM. its a secondary DNS server pulling it records from the OS X Server and it's currently joined to the domain. But I want to try and make it a domain controller connected to the OS X PDC. Is this possible?
12-17-2011, 09:05 AM #2
- Member Since
- May 22, 2005
- Closer than you think.
- Performa 6116 2GBSCSI 8MB OS 7.5.3
I wouldn't think so since the DCPromo process of creating a domain controller requires an actual active directory.
I'm not sure the SMB PDC in OS X has all of that information.
I would down the VM, make a copy of it then give it a try. Worse case is it fails right? Be sure you have a complete backup of the OS X server too incase the DCPromo process breaks it.
Post back, I'm curious.
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By skully1 in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 1Last Post: 02-21-2015, 09:14 PM
By jgiannis in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your MacReplies: 1Last Post: 06-24-2012, 12:33 AM
By wg03 in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your MacReplies: 5Last Post: 06-15-2012, 03:42 PM
By easgs in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 0Last Post: 11-20-2009, 11:04 AM
By joegenshlea in forum Internet, Networking, and WirelessReplies: 2Last Post: 10-17-2007, 06:04 PM