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Old 04-29-2010, 05:20 AM   #1
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Question RHEL5 Domain Controller & DNS with microsoft XP client support

Myself sam, I had tried to build up my linux box as Domain Controller and DNS for serving clients of windows xp. But it didn't succeded. Its always giving error of DNS SRV record. I already created SRV records and the service is also started. Please Send me the complete configuration of LDAP CUM DNS on rhel5.
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The complete configuration? I hope that's a joke, we can't just give you that, it makes no sense. If you have DNS errors, then you need to learn and understand more about DNS, presumably BIND in your case. There's the BIND howto at and also very many useful manuals about BIND. LDAP certainly has *NOTHING* to do with DNS so you are likley to be mixing up the roles and responsibilities of the services that would combine to provide what you appear to want.
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can any one say that to have a rhel5 pdc and windows xp as client
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Look at "389 Directory" package for RHEL and Fedora. Also take a look at and . Samba4 is still in Alpha stage tho.
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Here is howto for CentOS 5:
CentOS is based on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 source code, so everything should be exactly the same.


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