Domain Name

Dave J. Andruczyk dave at
Mon Feb 22 17:16:36 GMT 1999

> 	Am I just nuts, or does Samba only work as a domain controller when the
> domain name (WORKGROUP option in smb.conf) is set to 'samba'? I tried
> for hours one day to set one up with a different name, and finally
> switched it to 'samba' in desperation. With _NO_ other changes, this
> worked, all of a sudden. What's the deal?

when running as a domain controller, it is highly reccommened that the
WORKGROUP name and DOMAIN (samba domain not DNS) are IDENTICAL. (it is
documented in MS's online docs (buried fairly deep too). 


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