domain login across subnet - how?

Greg Dickie greg at
Mon Apr 26 12:30:35 GMT 1999

On 26-Apr-99 mark at wrote:
>    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
> This sure does help.  I will make absolutely sure that I'm not
> doing this.  I just left the "netbios name" out; so it is at the
> default value, whatever that is.
> Thanks!!
> Mark

The default value is the hostname of your machine. 


Greg Dickie
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