WinXP on Samba 2.2.2 PDC: Sign/Seal

Toomas Soome tsoome at
Wed Nov 7 10:16:01 GMT 2001

look into damba/docs/Registry/ :)

On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Tobias Burnus wrote:

> Hi,
> we tried to us Windows XP Prof. to join a domain with a Samba 2.2.2 PDC
> (on Tru64 Unix).
> The joining worked well, but as one tried to log in, it said that the PDC
> is offline (or something like that).
> As admistrator one could find that the server doesn't support Sign or Seal
> and that one should update the server ;-) or set the registry entry
> "RequiresSignOrSeal" to '0'. We failed to do so somehow (we probably set
> the wrong item) and then the XP-Person run out of time.
> 1. Any hints where to turn off RequiresSignOrSeal exactly?
>    We found one entry (left side) and four items on the rightside
>    in regedit. (I'm really not a windows specialist ...)
>    But we failed to have any success.
>    The only thing I found was here:
>    and here:
>    but I haven't tried those yet.
> 2. Does anyone know more about this feature? (So it could be implemented
> in Samba 2.2.x? (This is NT 4.0 sp 4 stuff as it seems.)
> With warm regards,
> Tobias

Why be difficult when, with a bit of effort, you could be impossible?

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