Windows 8 can join to Samba3 domain?
Darryl.Welch at microsoft.com
Mon Mar 19 10:49:02 MDT 2012
A bug which prevented a Windows 8 developer preview client from joining an NT4 level domain such as Samba3 was reproduced. This was found during the Windows 8 developer preview timeframe (September 2011) as we discussed at the SNIA SDC and AD Interop Lab in Redmond. It was fixed subsequently and this was confirmed in Windows 8 beta which was publicly released as Windows 8 Server Beta and Windows Consumer Preview, 2/19/2012.
As with Windows 7, Windows 8 Beta does require the following non default settings.
Windows 7 and Samba 3 interoperability; http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee681622(v=WS.10).aspx
DWORD DomainCompatibilityMode 1
DWORD DNSNameResolutionRequired 0
Hope this helps,
From: Andrew Bartlett [mailto:abartlet at samba.org]
Sent: Friday, March 16, 2012 5:02 PM
To: Interoperability Documentation Help
Cc: asn at samba.org; samba-technical at lists.samba.org; TAKAHASHI Motonobu
Subject: Re: Windows 8 can join to Samba3 domain?
On Sat, 2012-03-17 at 07:30 +0900, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> As far as I examined, Windows 8 Community Preview cannot join Samba
> domain. Have you checked?
> From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
> Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 05:41:24 +1100
> > On Wed, 2011-11-02 at 01:00 +0900, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> > > Is there any answer from Microsoft?
> > I'm pretty sure the answer was that this is expected to be fixed for
> > the next beta, but I'll check.
Per our earlier discussions, particularly at the event at Redmond in October, can you please advise what the status of Samba3 DCs and Windows
8 members is?
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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