[Samba] Multiboot and machine trust accounts

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Jul 13 03:57:02 GMT 2002

David Bellamy wrote:
> I have client running windows 2000 which is part of a domain with a samba
> (2.2.3a) server running as PDC.  Authentication works fine.  On the _same_
> client I have added a partition that boots into Win XP, it has the same
> machine name.  However I cannot get it to join the domain. I can use
> the  administrator account to look at objects on the pdc, but when I try to
> create a user account I get a failed trust relationships error.
> I'm guessing that this is consequence of the win 2000 version changing the
> machine account password from the well know password, so that the Win XP
> version cannot initialise the session key.
> Is a win 2000 + XP multiboot configuration workable?

Perfectly workable.  Just don't use the same machine name.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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