Last Meeting

JJ Neff jjneff at
Mon Feb 26 12:41:48 EST 2001

I would be very interested in learning about Linux as a PDC.  I currently have
a PDC set up at my house (M$) and would like to convert teh functions over to
my Linux box.  Can you post some docs or some links to docs that explain the


--- Robert Meyer <meyer_rm at> wrote:
> I apologise for not getting this out sooner.  It's been a tough week so far.
> The meeting on Sunday was more a discussion session than hardware/software
> working session. In fact, we didn't hook up the internet connection because
> noone needed to do anything out there.  It was a very lively discussion about
> Linux/NT integration and a general discussion about NT interconnectivity
> issues.
> It turns out that two newer members (sorry guys, I probably won't remember
> your
> names for at least two more months :-), are very NT and Linux savvy.  We
> discussed using Linux as a Windows NT PDC (primary domain controller) and the
> stability that this created.  It turns out that one of the guys has been
> using
> a linux PDC for quite a while with NO downtime.  It truly stuns a lot of
> people
> when you tell them that your network has 100% uptime over a year or more. 
> This
> is especially true in a Windows network where network service crashes are
> almost expected.
> This was a slow week due to a computer show and a Hamfest both going on the
> same day.  Still, we had a good time and good discussion.
> We need topics for discussion and/or volunteers to demonstrate things for the
> next meeting.  If you have any ideas, please send them to the list and we'll
> be
> able to work out the details for the meeting.
> As always, questions, concerns and reqests for assistance are accepted on the
> list any time.
> Cheers!
> =====
> Bob Meyer
> Knightwing Communications, Inc.
> 36 Cayuga Blvd
> Depew, NY 14043
> Phone: 716-308-8931 or 716-681-0076
> Meyer_RM at
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