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Date:      Sat, 9 May 2015 04:41:42 -0400
From:      Jaime Kikpole <>
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Subject:   Re: AD with FreeBSD DNS & DHCP server
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> On May 9, 2015, at 12:25 AM, Olivier Nicole <>=
> What OS do you plan to run you AD on?

I had been thinking of running AD on Windows Server 2012R2.  I'm not oppose=
d to doing this on FreeBSD and Samba, but it would have to be relatively ea=
sy and stable.  I also need to use GPOs for Windows 7 and higher, have a GU=
I to do that, and work with Windows Terminal Services / Remote Desktop.  (T=
his is largely because I'm new enough to GPOs and AD that I need a crutch u=
ntil I get used to things.  My coworkers are even less used to it than I am=

> I had to add a bunch of stuff to my DNS to glue the whole thing, I
> more or less copied it from the local DNS server that Samba insisted
> on installing.

Did Samba install its own DNS server software or just put config files for =
BIND onto the system?

Thanks for the help.

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