Domain join failure when NetBIOS Over TCP/IP Disable in Windows.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Jul 21 16:09:08 MDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 10:31:51AM +0530, karthikeyan.chetty at wrote:
> Dear Team,
>             When I tried to join my Linux samba 3.0.14a to windows 2003
> server, where NetBIOS over TCP/IP option is disabled and NTLMV2 is
> enabled. Linux domain join is failing to the server and an error
> "Unable to find a suitable server" is displayed. (NetBIOS over TCP/IP
> disable = Listen only port 445) when I analyzed the issue with the help
> of network captures I observed that Linux Samba is sending request to
> port 137 which is NMBD.

3.0.14a is a very old release. Please update to the
latest supported Samba.



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