winbind/samba across subnet bounderies?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sat Nov 3 19:57:02 GMT 2001

Andreas Schuldei wrote:
> I have two samba servers (version 2.2.2-2, debian sid) with
> identical configuration. One stands in the server room and is
> part of the server subnet. the other is in the normal 'user'
> subnet. I added both server (several times!) to the win2000
> domain. the procedure was identical. Both have secret.tbs files
> of 8192 bytes opposite to the 6xx bytes which they have when they
> are not joined to the domain. Both 'join procedures' where
> successfully completed.
> The samba server in the server subnet is working fine and seems
> healthy. but the one in the workstation subnet can not verify his
> secret with wbinfo -t. it returns 'bad secret'. The error code (I
> belief) is 0x22c. I started winbind with debugging and from the
> output I got the impressing that there is some issure with
> locateing the PDC, wbinfo beliefes it is down.
> Has someone seen this behaviour before and can help me?

Anything cross-subnet requires a WINS server, are you using one?  Do you
have it setup correctly?

Andrew Bartlett

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