Configuring samba as a PDC for our lan
sharpe at ns.aus.com
Tue Nov 20 14:39:43 GMT 2001
Jay Ts wrote:
>>Well, to tell you the truth, I know very little about OS levels, and have
>>never seen a map of Windows version => OS Level (though I've never
>>looked...), but I successfully configured my samba server as a PDC for Win2k
>>machines using the OS Level 64.
> Here is a partial map:
> A computer gets a value by its OS:
> Windows 3.1 1
> Windows 95 1
> Windows 98 2
> Win NT Workst. 3.51 16
> Win NT Workst. 4.0 17
> Win NT Server 3.51 32
> WIn NT Server 4 33
This is just NOT TRUE! This is a damn lie uttered by someone once, and propogated by people ever since.
The field is a bit-field! Windows NT Wks has a value of 16 and NT Server has a value of 32!
Have you checked the actual packets? Ethereal decodes these things well
(Election packets that is).
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at ns.aus.com, LPIC-1
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