Can NT4.0 join SAMBA 1.9.18p8 Domain ?

Matthew Chapman z2232203 at
Wed Aug 12 08:01:48 GMT 1998

In short, no. NT domain functionality is slowly being implemented in the
current CVS head branch, and is not included in any production versions of


Matt Chapman
E-mail: mattyc at

Bernd.Tonn at wrote:

> Hello,
> you might find my question a bit silly, but I'm very new in the SAMBA, UNIX
> and NT business and perhaps I didn't understand everything ...
> We are using SAMBA in the 'main branch version' 1.9.18p8 as a domain
> controller. With WfG3.11, W95 and W98 everything is O.K., but we can't join
> the SAMBA domain with NT4.0SP3 workstations ("Can't locate domain
> controller for this domain" - in German; but to map ressources manually
> works fine). In our SAMBA version it is not possible to run "smbclient -a
> -m <machine name>".  I didn't run any traces so far. Because our UNIX guru
> doesn't want to install any development versions in our production
> environment,, here's my simple question:
> Is it possible to join a domain controlled by an "Production-SAMBA-Version"
> with NT 4.0 ?
> With best regards
> Bernd Tonn (Bernd.Tonn at

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