Profile on NT Domain
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Fri Nov 7 14:35:22 GMT 1997
On Fri, 7 Nov 1997, Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
> Hi Luke,
> here's the latest news:
> > > "D:\WINNT\profiles\rebehn.000\Desktop\I is not accessible.
> > > The filename directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect"
> > ok, there's either a bug in the format of the SAM Logon response, _or_
> > it's using the default location (\\samba_server_\homes\profile)
> It was my own fault, sorry. I had changed the location of the "all
> profile from
> "%WINDIR%\profiles\all users"
> "\\OurServer\allusers\all users"
> in the regsistry thus centralizing the default desktop and start menues
> on our server. As i reverted this change, i could login with no
> Drive Z: is automatically connected to my home directory and my profile
> is loaded/stored from Z:\profiles.
> As for the passwords:
> I can login on the NT client using any password, but only if i use the
> correct samba password i can connect to the samba server. This is
> i can live with since i generally don't have valuable data on local
> Another problem:
> If i try to login with a nonexistent username i get the message:
> "The system could not log you on (C0000253). Please try again or
> consult your system administrator".
this error code is "FATAL - NT_STATUS_LPC_REPLY_LOST". which means, i'm
doing something wrong. [there's a surprise].
> That's ok, but after that i can not login with any account. I have to
> the machine.
oops, er... darn! i'm probably not putting the right credentials in or
something, if there's a login failure. each and every reply *must* be
> Yet another problem:
> We already have an NT doamin (ANT) running on our local subnet with a
> NT domain controller (NT 3.51). When i start the samba domain controller
> for the ANTSMB domain, browsing does not work correctly any more. I can
> see some NT stations, no other samba servers.
ok, you wouldn't *happen* to have two PDCs for the same domain (named
ANTSMB) would you? one of them is an NT 3.51 primary domain controller,
and the other one is a Samba 1.9.18alpha primary domain controller?
this will cause you some headaches: you can't have more than one PDC for
the same domain, ever. you wouldn't configure two NT PDCs for the same
domain, would you?
[i can see that this is going to cause some real bad headaches, i really can.
people configuring samba servers as primary domain controllers, and causing
> But anyway, i want to thank the samba team for their effort and eventual
> success on making NT Server unnecssary. :-)))
we want full _interoperability_ with NT 4.0 server, not to replace it
(well, that's my public line, anyway).
> I'm afraid i don't have Net Monitor, where can i get it?
it's on your NT server distribution cd-rom. also available on MSDN
subscription, level 2 and above.
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