Win2K client / Samba 2.2.2 server

Chr. Rossmanith cr at
Fri Nov 16 01:11:15 GMT 2001

Olivier Lemaire wrote:

> > I've installed samba-2.2.2 and configured the server to act as an PDC.
> > Well, nearly every thing: I'd like a Windows 2000 Professional
> > workstation (SP2) to join the domain as well. But if I configure the
> > network setup and choose our domain instead of the default workgroup I
> > get the error message:
> > "Domain does not exist or no connection could be established."
> > A ping to the PDC from the w2k workstation is successful.
> This registry key (gathered from the Samba-tng lists) is needed for
> Windows 2000 and XP clients to join and logon to a Samba domain :
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\netlogon\parameters
> "RequireSignOrSeal"=dword:00000000
> You can change this in the Local or Domain policy editor in Windows 2000.

I'm not a Windows expert...are the policy editors and the registration
editor the same thing? In the registry I find an entry like the one above -
the only difference are some upper/lower case letters
(Netlogon\Parameters\requiresignorseal). Does case matter???

Christina Rossmanith

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