Windows XP and Samba

David W. Chapman Jr. dwcjr at
Wed Nov 21 07:47:03 GMT 2001

On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 10:08:15AM +0100, Olli Fink wrote:
> I tried to logon to a SAMBA-PDC with Windows XP:
> I did :
> Create a machine-account with windowsXP - worked
> (my logon is: R3_04 - the machine is called: R3_04)
> it created a R3_04$ user in passwd and smbpasswd !!
> But then winXP tells me to restart -
> I tried to logon but it tells me it can't logon
> because either there is no DOMAINCONTROLLER or no
> machine acout for this machine.
> In samba.log I see "get_md4pw: Workstation r3_04$: no account in domain "
> What is the problem ???
> Thanks in advance !!
Try changing the computer name to something other than the username.  
I know for local XP user accounts it won't let you have them the same.
David W. Chapman Jr.
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