[Samba] WinXP duplicate computer name problem
Joel at HammersHome.com
Sun Dec 1 18:05:00 GMT 2002
I assume you mean that the problem pc could join the domain if the other xp
machine was off line.
The short answer to your question is, I don't know. I don't use domains on
my simple home network setup. I just use workgroups. So, I have no idea what
"name" is being duplicated.
On Sun, Dec 01, 2002 at 03:51:16PM +0300, André Fadel wrote:
> it worked... what will happen now when i get them both offline? why was
> that happening?
> On Sun, 2002-12-01 at 20:41, Joel Hammer wrote:
> > What happens if you take the other xp computer off line?
> > Joel
> > 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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