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

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Sat Oct 5 14:30:01 GMT 2002

I've not tried this but you might be able to set the SID of
 your home machine to be the same as that of your work server...

probably you'd still lose browse functionality but you might be able to
get it to behave like a bdc...

On Sat, 2002-10-05 at 03:13, 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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