domain login across subnet - how?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Mon Apr 26 03:33:13 GMT 1999

mark at wrote:
> I only have Win95 machines; but cannot log in.  I suspect that it is a
> problem with Wins though.  Does your NT Domain have to match your host
> name or anything?  I tried to do nmbd -h hdplus (the NT domain is
> HDPLUS) but then the Win 95 machines gave the message "incorrect
> parameter".  

You workgroup name **cannot** be the same as the netbios name 
on the Samba server.  In other words, the following settings 
are in valid (for domain logons at least)

	workgroup = SAMBA
	netbios name = SAMBA

Hopes this helps,
                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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