NT box will not logon SAMBA

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Thu May 10 14:00:48 GMT 2001

Dave Bartkus wrote:
> Also, reading through the documentation I came across 
> section 6.7 - DOMAIN_CONTROL.txt. It was very 
> disappointing to find that SAMBA really can
> not act as an NT Domain Controller? This was 
> a KEY reason  why we were looking at SAMBA...some 
> rumors that I have heard say there are plans in
> SAMBA version 3.0 for this? Is this a true 
> statement? If so..anybody have an ETA on version 3.0?

The docs are wrong.  Ignore that section (old 
DOMAIN_CONTROL.txt)  I'll update it.

btw...looking at your smb.conf, just like the HOWTO says,
you must use password encryption (i.e. encrypt passwords = 
yes).  Make sure you are using 2.2 as well.

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