[Samba] WinXP duplicate computer name problem

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Sun Dec 1 17:43:00 GMT 2002

What happens if you take the other xp computer off line?

On Sun, Dec 01, 2002 at 03:24:30PM +0300, André Fadel wrote:
> I've setup Samba as a PDC and it's working fine. I have one windows xp
> machine already joined in the domain and working ok.
> But when i tried to add another WinXP machine to the domain, i got the
> error: "Could not join domain because the computer name is duplicated on
> the network". I don't think those were he exact words, but that's what
> it meant. Now, there is NO other computer with that name. In fact, there
> is only one computer already in the domain, and they do not have the
> same name. What could cause that? I followed the same procedures for
> both of them, either in samba (linux) as in WinXP (workstations). I'm
> out of ideas here, can anyone help me out?

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