I would my Samba server machine to act as the PDC for NT4.0 clients. From what I've read this is not fully implemented but it's possible. The extent that I need it is to be able to "collect" all the machines into a domain, instead of a workgroup for remote administration. Can Samba do this, and if so how do I go about setting it up?
A qualified yes... The developemntal versions of Samba, 2.1.x and TNG can be PDC's. Theres some information about making Samba a PDC at http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/ntdom_faq/samba_ntdom_faq.html and
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