GETDC problem

Doug VanLeuven ldx at
Sun Aug 8 04:15:41 GMT 1999

I applied your patch.
Redhat 5.2, kernel 2.0.36
samba HEAD branch, cvs as of 7-25-99

Michael Stockman wrote:

> Hello,
> In samba there have been a problem with GETDC (in head branch,
> probably not in 2.0.X) and W95 for the last 10 months (apprx). My
> investigation this afternoon showed that our reply isn't accepted by
> W95 and that this is the cause of several problems such as unable to
> use usrmgr under W95 and Samba showing up as BDC in srvmgr. Some

samba lists as Windows NT Primary
usrmgr ran fine (same as usrmgr on NT)

> password changing issues might be related (although I haven't seen
> this myself, just think I might have seen it somewhere on the
> mail-lists) where W95 claims to be unable to find the PDC.

I successfully changed my password on the samba server

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