Able to join macbook to Samba4, but not Windows XP

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sat Jul 10 23:22:29 MDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-07-10 at 14:29 -0500, Arthur Ramsey wrote:
> Hello,
> I was able to join my macbook to Samba4 AD using the Directory Utility and
> can successfully authenticate as an AD user, but I can¹t join my Windows XP
> Pro box to the domain.  I have attached a wireshark pcap dump of the attempt
> to join using filter ³not tcp port 3389 and not arp and not udp port 123 and
> not broadcast and not multicast².  From what I could tell I see a successful
> SRV lookup and a at least partially successful LDAP lookup.  Any assistance
> would be much appreciated I will try to stay in the #samba-technical channel
> with handle Œaramsey¹ for the rest of the day if you wish to contact me in
> real-time.

I'll note firstly that your network capture is not complete - it clearly
includes only part of the SMB session that has the SMB echo for example,
so other things may also be missing.

As to where to go from here, I suggest you read back over the HOWTO at

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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