Issues with Samba 4.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Apr 22 19:54:40 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-21 at 19:39 +0200, Ramón García wrote:
> Hello,
> I am starting development with Samba 4. At this stage I am doing only
> some testing. I will try and see what I can contribute.
> For now, I installed Samba 4 as a domain controller and tested joining
> with its domain from Windows XP. It worked more or less fine. The only
> issue I saw
> is that the domain list in the Windows logon screen is quite slow. Is
> this a known issue? I looked at network traces, and all replies seem
> correct, except perhaps
> the BROWSE mailslot, currently unimplemented.

Is the problem that WinXP sends many CLDAP queries, but apparently does
not like the result?  This is a known issue - we need to validate the
CLDAP code further, and possibly reconcile the netlogon packet from

> In order to join, I had to type in Windows the "NT4 style" domain
> name, not the realm name. Is this normal?

The DNS name should work if you have set up DNS correctly.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.        

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