FW: WindowsXP Win2K HELP

Engstrom_Carl at emc.com Engstrom_Carl at emc.com
Mon Oct 15 11:13:03 GMT 2001

> I'm getting closer by the minute....
> I'm trying to get a test Windows XP workstation to login to a Samba
> Domain.  I have loaded and reloaded Samba.  I'm finally at version 2.2.0.
> It's an RPM that I loaded on a RedHat 7.0 Server.  My workstations can
> login, (win98 and win 95), but My XP system gets the following error:
> The computer could not be joined to the doamin because the following error
> has occured:
> the account used is a computer account.  Use your global user account or
> local user account to access this server.
> Now I've tried using all sorts of different logins, but nothing works.
> Also.  I'm having trouble with smbadduser.  It have vanished from the
> 2.2.0 and 2.2.1a rpms.  I tried loading the one from sources but I get
> errors everytime.  I think the errors are related to the RH7.0 locations,
> but I'm not quite sophisticated enough to rewrite the script to hit the
> right spots.
> One last thing...Now that I'm running 2.2.0, I get all sorts of garbage on
> the screen.  Basic nmbd errors and the like.  Is there a way to shut the
> reporting off?
> thanks
> Carl Engstrom

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