adding samba-2.1prealpha as a domain member to samba-2.0.5a?

Kevin Colby kevinc at
Mon Nov 8 15:32:48 GMT 1999

My first guess is that the port 445 (isn't that the new Win2000
stuff?) isn't being run by the 2.0.5a PDC.  I'd suggest trying
a 2.1 PDC, especially since running a 2.0.5a PDC may not be
the best thing to begin with.

	- Kevin Colby
	  kevinc at

Matthias Welwarsky wrote:
> Hello out there,
> excuse me if this is an FAQ, I searched the documentation I have available
> and didn't get a clue, so ...
> I've installed the latest samba (source from cvs) on my Alphastation
> (running RH6.0) and tried to add it to a domain controlled by a
> samba-2.0.5a server. The Samba-PDC works alright AFAICS, at least I'm able
> to add other windows machines to its domain, but the 2.1 refuses to become
> a domain member. It (smbpasswd -j DOMAIN) complains about beeing unable to
> connect to port 445 on the PDC (which is true, the port is not bound).
> I guess I've overlooked something...
> Gruss,
>         Matthias
> --
> Two OS engineers facing a petri net chart:
>         "dead lock in four moves!"

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