PDC W2k and Samba 3.0

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Thu Oct 5 13:16:00 GMT 2000

Torsten Curdt wrote:
> All our workstations use Windows 2000 Professinonal and
> we want the profiles stored on our samba server as well
> as using it as file and print server.
> 2.0.6   We have running it for months now (with NT 4) - great!
> 2.0.7   Lacks support for Windows 2000 as PDC (as far as I know?!)


> TNG 2.6 Tried it. PDC works fine. But we're not able to connect
>         to shares after login into the PDC.
>         "SMB LM/NT Password did not match!"
>         And I was told it forks to much and printing is not full
>         funtional yet. And the worst thing: it is supposed to
>         be dead.

Yup.  We are working on porting the knowledge from TNG 
into HEAD.

> 3.0     (Have heard:)Was annouced for October. But don't even
>         find a pre-alpha version.

No.  2.2.0 will be out in beta this month.  3.0 will be later
obviously.  Perhaps Q1 2001.  Lots of work to be done for 
that release.

There may be some premliminary support for Win2k domain logons
in a 2.2.x release, but not the first one....

Cheers, jerry
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