WIN2K joining Samba PDC

Gerald Carter jerry at
Wed Feb 20 08:46:03 GMT 2002

On Mon, 18 Feb 2002, Esh, Andrew wrote:

> I am not sure if this is a setting in the win2k client or the PDC, but
> are you running it in Native or Mixed mode? The Native mode uses
> Kerberos only. If your Samba server doesn't have Kerberos enabled, then
> that might explain this. Mixed mode would allow the client to fall back
> to NTLM authentication, which should work with Samba if Kerberos is not
> available.

This is incorrect.  Native mode means no NT 4.0 BDCs.  By default,
a native mode Win2k DC will still support NTLMv1 and NetBIOS.

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