Windows 2000 joining 2.2.alpha1

Newman newman at
Tue Jan 16 12:25:44 GMT 2001

Are you using alpha1.tar.gz or the cvs tag samba_22?
To join w2k you need the cvs version.
Did you created the root account on you pdc? it is necessary to add a
w2k to server.
if all this is ok, send me directly a log level 2 or 3 gziped of a
failed workstation logon.

Good Luck.

kat wrote:

> I know it has probably been asked, but I am desperate
> right now (entire domain is down - dead NT box) and trying
> to convert to samba pdc... have a couple hours left.
> NT boxes join just fine, as do 98, BUT, the WIndows 2K
> boxes keep telling me that they are joining with a
> global "machine" account -- try using a normal account.
> It does not make sense.  The useradd script works fine, and the
> account (nb1$) is added to both passwd and smbpasswd, but
> the stupid thing won't join the domain.... I am at my
> wits end... Can anyone give me some pointers?
> thanks
> Kathee

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