samba-tool domain join (W2k)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Sep 8 01:18:15 MDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-09-08 at 09:11 +0200, Dirk Gouders wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> writes:
> > On Wed, 2011-09-07 at 18:30 +0200, Dirk Gouders wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> I am trying to join a Domain following the description in
> >> 
> >>
> >> 
> >> but get errors and would like to ask about the current state of "domain
> >> join" and if I probably might get it working with minor fixes.
> >
> > Thanks for spotting this.  The first regressions were only just
> > introduced, and we will try and fix this up shortly.  The second may be
> > a little more difficult (Win2000 support is difficult as it didn't have
> > some features we now regularly use), but we can work around it. 
> I read in another thread that one has to go via Win2003 to solve this
> problem.  Do you mean this workaround?

We can probably do better than needing you to use Win2003.  AD has many
different APIs, we just need to use a different one here :-)

> Dirk
> PS: I am not familiar with the samba wiki customs but I would update the
>     wiki with such details that I come to know if there are no
>     objections.

This is a bug, we will fix it.  There may be other reasons (such as lack
of testing) not to go directly from Windows 2000, but we should be able
to fix this one.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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