Linux as a client on a NT domain.

yaya dyaya_2000 at
Wed Nov 8 04:08:24 GMT 2000

> Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 17:17:30 -0800 (PST)
> From: Alistair Moir <alistair_moir at>
> Subject: Linux as a client on a NT domain.
> To: samba-ntdom at

> I seem to be having a small problem any help would be appreciated :-)
> I'm running RedHat 6.1 and Samba 2.0.7
> I can register my machine on the domain, this being shown by my machine
> appearing in the network neighbourhood.
How you did that?
Adding via NT box with user manager or something else?

> So far so good..
> I cannot, however, seem to allow other machines to view or use my
> shares.  When they double click on my machine in the network
> neighbourhood they are asked for a profile and password.  No
> profile/password combination seems to work :-(
Try set security = share
> Other worrying issues I have noticed :-
>     My machine is only registered with the DNS when it joins the
> domain.
>     testparm reports Error in 'security=domain' mode the 'encrypt
> passwords' must also be set to true.  I seem unable to do this?
> Setting it to yes or true still gives the same error in testparm.
Perhaps you don't join the domain yet.
If you set security = domain, that mean you should join the domain.

>     Uncommenting the 'Domain controller' line in smb.conf results in
> smbd & smbn giving errors on startup?
This is not work. So do not uncomment this line.


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