[Samba] Samba as a PDC -- HELP NEEDED

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Fri Jun 28 07:10:03 GMT 2002

On Fri, 2002-06-28 at 00:30, Ato Yawson wrote:
> Hi brad,
> - I tried joining the XP clients to the the domain but the domain was not found. I can access the shares on the samba though when i log on locally to the xp machine but only as root"
> - On the samba end the initial error was that of machine account not found but i fixed that but still did not get the XPs to logon to the samba naturally fro startup.
> - I don't know of a reg patch for XP to make samba understand plain text passwords. Would be grateful if u could show me how.
it's not a plain text password issue - you don't want that.
You need a reg patch to disable the signorseal behavior in winXP
just do a google search for signorseal and you'll get the info.

the .reg file is in the samba distribution tar.gz file
> > I can't say what you're doing wrong because you've not provided much
> > detail about what is wrong.  Did you try to join the XPs to the domain?
> > What happens when you try?
> > Did you get any error messages in the samba logs?
> > (/var/log/samba/*)
> > What does your smb.conf look like?

if that doesn't work for you then post your log info and smb.conf info
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