Unable to join a domain with windows 7 beta1

Luke Howard lukeh at padl.com
Wed Jan 14 11:28:08 GMT 2009

On 14/01/2009, at 10:25 PM, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 10:14:07PM +1100, Luke Howard wrote:
>> I found something weird (and similar) with Windows 7.
>> Adding "wins support = yes" to smb.conf got me past the domain join,
>> but it then appeared to insist that the NetBIOS domain name was the
>> left-most component of the DNS domain (not that this should matter  
>> for
>> Samba 3).
> The main question is -- does Windows 7 still join a native
> NT4 domain?

Surely yes. But I don't know, I haven't tried (or heard anything from  


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