[Samba] Win2K domain at work, Samba workgroup at home

Ronald Roeleveld rmar at xs4all.nl
Sat Oct 5 08:31:01 GMT 2002

Hi, Iam not sure if this fixes the problem, with desktop and profiles, but
it's worth a try.
I know there are some programs that allow you to add your
laptop/workstation to multiple domains instead of one that is the windows

I cannot remember what the names are of these programs are, but Google! is
your friend :)


On Sat, 5 Oct 2002, David C. Kulp wrote:

> This is a little off topic, but maybe someone can help.  I have a Win2K
> laptop that's part of a corporate domain.  When I bring it home and add it
> to my home LAN, it refuses to access any SMB machine (including a Samba
> server, Win98 or Win95 box) complaining that "There are currently no logon
> servers available to service the logon request."
> Is there any way to fix this easily?  I can, as administrator, change the
> System Properties->Network Indentification->Properties->Member of... to
> remove the Domain assignment, and restart the computer.  This is pretty
> lame, though, because it's tedious, extremely slow, and you lose your old
> login and desktop -- which is very inconvient.  It would be nice if there
> were mobile profiles to handle this, but I can't find it.  Even better, I
> could stay in the Domain, but the machines in the home workgroup would
> simply be accessible through some setting.
> Thanks in advance for any help,
> -d
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