Problems with Win2K joining Samba-2.2.0-Alpha1 domain

gandalf at gandalf at
Mon Nov 27 13:54:39 GMT 2000

This is just to confirm the same problem. I am not able to join the samba
domain with the w2k wkst. I have got the same error message as you and the
delay is also really long.


On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, Richard Sharpe wrote:

> Hi,
> Well, after changing a call to sys_getpwnam(user) to Get_Pwnam(user, False)
> in source/passdb/passdb.c:local_lookup_name, I got further on this, but am
> now stuck with a message:
>   The following error occurred attempting to join the domain "SAMBANET":
>   The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.
> This message takes a long time to come up, and I see little network
> activity for a long period, and then the message.
> However, the annoying thing is that David Bannon says that joining the
> domain from Win2K now works for him ...
> Anyone else seeing either case?
> Regards
> -------
> Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
> Samba (Team member,, Ethereal (Team member,
> Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
> Author, Special Edition, Using Samba

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