[Samba] Trouble with XP/Pro and Samba PDC

Nick Nick at TheLinuxShack.com
Wed Oct 30 00:11:01 GMT 2002

This worked for me:


Sebastian Schinzel wrote:

>Hi all,
>i have some trouble with my Samba PDC and XP. The XP-Box joins the
>samba-domain without problems. The machine trust accounts also appear in
>passwd-file correctly.
>The problem is that i can't log in to the xp-box (domain) after i joined
>the domain. The error message tells me that xp can't find the domain
>controller or the user account. I am trying to log in with the same
>account as i used to join the domain (root).
>If i watch the incoming traffic on the samba-box i can't see any traffic
>from the xp box when i try to log in. So xp doesn't even try to verify
>the password. Wired...
>-I have applied the "SignOrSeal"-patch.
>-my hostname is the same as the netbios name
>Here is my smb.conf:
>        workgroup = domain
>        netbios name = SERVER
>        interfaces =
>        encrypt passwords = Yes
>        add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -s /bin/false %u
>        domain logons = Yes
>        preferred master = True
>        domain master = True
>        wins support = Yes
>        comment = server
>        admin users = root
>        path = /home/netlogon
>        write list = root
>        comment = Heimatverzeichnis
>        read only = No
>        browseable = No
>        path = /home/profile
>        read only = No
>        guest ok = Yes
>        browseable = No
>Thanks in advance for your help!

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