NT4WS SP4beta no Samba access?

Tim Winders twinders at SPC.cc.tx.us
Fri Jul 24 21:23:52 GMT 1998

On Fri, 24 Jul 1998, Gerald W. Carter wrote:

> Tim Winders wrote:
> > 
> > Has anyone here installed SP4 beta and gotten it to work with Samba? 
> > (I have the head branch from about 2 weeks ago running under Digital
> > Unix 4.0D).
> > 
> I'm betting that NT4 with SP4 will act a lot like NT5.  Ihave been
> playing around with NT5 Beta 1 Wks for the past few days trying to get
> it to join my samba domain.
> Here's why I have noted so far.
> - The NT5 box sends a SAMLOGON to the PDC but does not specify a
> username.
> - The QUERYFORDC response being sent back did not contain all the
> information it needed.  If the mailslot was NETLOGON\NET\NTLOGON, it
> would.
> After working on the code locally here I got past the previous two
> problems.  Still could not join the domain though due to the fact that
> it was trying to connect to \\SAMBA_PDC\IPC$ as user "Administrator"
> (which I was logged in under ).
> So I thought, "I'll try to browse the Samba PDC and see what
> happens"....Blue-Screen-of-Death!!!!  This is reproducible.  The packet
> trace shows that the NT5 box dies after trying to connect to
> \\SAMBA_PDC\WEB$.  Looking at the response from an NT4 PDC, the return
> code is different, but I do not think this is major.
> Has anyone tried this with NT5 yet?
> As an aside, I noticed that in nmbd_processlogon.c,
> process_logon_packet(), the uint32 "ntversion" value being sent back in
> the response packet is the same as the value recieved.  I have noticed
> in the packet traces that NT5 sets this value to 0x3 while NT4 sets it
> to 0x1.  Not sure about 3.51 ( probably 0x1 as well ).  I have read
> though the CIFS spec and din;t see any reference.  Did I miss it?

Thanks for the info Jerry.  I sent a level 100 trace to Jeremy last week,
but I suspect he has been too busy to look at it...

=== Tim

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