[Samba] Windows XP Authentication

Jim Durham jimd at nepinc.com
Thu Oct 3 15:36:01 GMT 2002

On Wednesday 02 October 2002 04:06 am, NWare at ssp-uk.com wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to set up a Samba domain for a windows xp network. I have
> followd the instructions regarding setting the /etc/password file to setup
> the pc name. The XP machine then connects to the domain ok. However when we
> reboot and try to log into the domain the system reports that "Windows
> cannot connect to the domain because the domain controller is down or
> otherwise inavailable or becuase your computer account was not found."
> The domain is ok with win98 boxes.
It sounds like you didn't put in the "xp registry mods" ? This is
a tiny little file that you need to execute to get rid of some
crypto issue in the XP logon process that doesn't work with
Samba. I can send it to you if you can't find it.


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