nt workstations (not server) and samba

Matthew Keller kellermg at potsdam.edu
Fri Jul 16 03:54:36 GMT 1999

Gerald Carter wrote:
> Andreas.Esch at ruhr-uni-bochum.de wrote:
> >
> > i am not shure if we have to reinstall all the nt-boxes.
> > i tried this with one of them and it seems to work good
> > (this funny machine beliefs, our samba was a nt 4.2
> > server...).
> You do not have to reinstall NT to get it join a domain.
> Open the network control panel anc change the Domain
> membership from the Identity tab.

	This is true as long as the NT computer is not a BDC or PDC. The option
to change domain exists still, but does not function once you've made
the change, forcing to rejoin the old domain or have an expensive
paperweight. :)


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State University of New York at Potsdam

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