[Samba] NetBIOS name of 15-characters still doesn't work

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri May 3 11:56:01 GMT 2002

On Fri, 3 May 2002, Ken Cross wrote:

> Sambaens:
> We have confirmed that 15-character NetBIOS names cannot join a domain
> in any of the following platforms:
>   Samba 2.2.3a on Solaris
>   Samba 2.2.2  on NetBSD
>   Samba 2.2.3a on NetBSD
>   Samba 2.2.4-pre on NetBSD (May 1 version)
>   Samba 3.0    on NetBSD (May 1 version)
>   Samba 2.2.3a on Linux 7.2
> We've tried with multiple PDCs (NT4 and Win2K).  Windows clients can
> join just fine.  14-character names work OK.  I've traced the packets
> and they're identical, except that the PDC returns "ACCESS_DENIED" with
> the 15-character names.  We've done it with a minimal smb.conf:
>  [global]
>  netbios name = A23456789012345
>  workgroup = NT4DOMAIN
>  security = domain
> Has anyone seen anything similar?  Any ideas?

I'll work on this some next week.

cheers, jerry
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