Windows 8 can join to Samba3 domain?

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at
Fri Sep 23 05:57:08 MDT 2011

From: Andreas Schneider <asn at>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:13:46 +0200

> On Sunday 18 September 2011 10:47:22 TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> > Recently I examined if Windows 8 developer preview can join to Samba3
> > domain (I used Samba 3.5.6).
> I would be interested in a tcpdump of the join. Could you create one?

Of course, yes.

The screen image when joining was failed is available at:

My Samba environment (VMware VM) is available at:

The Windows 8 box has
Samba server has

If you will need additional information, please ask me.

I will send you the capture file (about 50KB) directly.
I think there is no security-sensible information there but am not

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at>

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