[PATCH] Joining a Windows Server 2008 (Longhorn)

Andreas Schneider anschneider at suse.de
Wed Jan 23 09:27:57 GMT 2008

David Holder wrote:
> Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 10:45:08AM +0100, Andreas Schneider wrote:
>>> Andreas Schneider wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> attached are two patches to be able to join a Windows 2008 Server. The first
>>>> is the code from Todd Stecher which had been reverted some time ago. The
>>>> second is to get get the machine name if the desthost is a hostname and not
>>>> only the machine name.
>>> I've updated the second patch. An error check for no memory was missing.
>>> David could you please test on your setup too.
>> FYI: Jerry is going to review and push this one - thanks !
>> Jeremy.
> Thats great - thanks.


> However, whilst these patches worked for Andreas they did not work for 
> me. I emailed Jerry yesterday about  this since I think he has looked at 
> a similar problem previously. Myself and Andreas have tried a few things 
> but with no success.

The problem is the SetUserInfo request.

The machine account gets created, but samba can't set the password for the 

> David

	-- andreas

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