[Samba] Samba 2.2.2 & WinXP

David W. Chapman Jr. dwcjr at inethouston.net
Fri Feb 1 06:17:04 GMT 2002

On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 04:10:10PM +0200, Ronen Baram wrote:
> Hello,
> Recently I've installed Samba 2.2.2 on RedHat 7.1 as PDC.
> The Domain works just fine - all Win98 & Win2K login with no problems at all....
> But, WinXP doesn't.... when I tries to login to the Samba, I've got error massage "Windows cannot connect to the Domain, either because the domain controller is down or otherwise unviable, or because your computer account can't be found...."
> that's cool, but there is a computer account for the XP machine in the smbpasswd...
> I even remove and re-joined the machine (after delete the computer account) to re-create it.
> below is my smb.conf file.

Have you checked the samba tarball for the windows XP registry patch 
to allow it to connect to samba?

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