Should I join my Red Hat Enterprise Linux Samba 3.0.x server to a Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 Active Directory Domain in ADS mode or RPC mode?

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There are two possible domain security modes which a Samba server can use to join a domain controlled by Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 Domain Controllers (DC's):

RPC Mode

The RPC (Remote Procedure Call) mode of domain membership is the "NT4" style of domain membership enabled by setting security = domain in /etc/samba/smb.conf.

Samba's RPC-based ...

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