Samba 2.2.0 and Win2K joining the domain

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Mon Nov 6 03:10:24 GMT 2000

At 02:25 PM 11/6/00 +1100, David Bannon wrote:
>At 12:07 PM 06/11/2000 +1000, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>>I have seen some conflicting reports of people being able to join a Samba
>>2.2.0 domain from Win2K.
>>Can people tell me the date they pulled down the version please so I can
>>see if this is a problem with the latest CVS tree or a problem with what I
>>have got.
> I have been able to put W2K on the domain on each of 3 versions I pulled
>down over the last 2 of weeks. The current one was cvs'ed on early Nov 2
>(melbourne time).
>There are some issues (ref the FAQ) but it certainly works for me.
>I'll get a completely fresh copy and confirm it. Should we start comparing
>operating systems etc ?

I have RedHat 6.2 on two machines, and had the same problems with a
download circa 2-Nov-2000.

The patch I sent around fixes things, but I know that a moderately complex
smb.conf file causes problems as well.

>David Bannon                      D.Bannon at
>School of Biochemistry            Phone 61 03 9479 2197
>La Trobe University, Plenty Rd,   Fax   61 03 9479 2467
>Bundoora, Vic, Australia, 3083
>..... Humpty Dumpty was pushed !

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
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