Unable to join a domain with windows 7 beta1

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri May 8 17:34:54 GMT 2009

On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 07:32:34AM -0400, Diego Remolina wrote:
> Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
>> <http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2009-May/148058.html>
> The registry keys on that link still are of no help (at least to me). I  
> get the exact same error message as before when trying to join a Windows  
> 7 RC machine (64 bit) to a samba 3.3.4 server:
> http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2009-May/064473.html
> From the Netsetup.log it looks as if the Windows 7 machine was not  
> seeing the registry key for Domain Compatibility mode (I added the  
> registry entries and rebooted the machine prior to trying the domain 
> join):
> 05/03/2009 09:37:55:833 NetpLoadParameters: DomainCompatibilityMode
> not found, defaulting to '0' 0x2
> Is it possible the Registry keys must be in a different location on a 64  
> bit machine?

There are some fixes needed to the credentials secret key code in
order to make this work. These are already in the latest 3.4.x git
code, and I've created a back port to 3.3 (and I'm doing 3.2 today)
so this should be in the next release.


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