[Samba] Samba as PDC for WinXP, Win98 and Win95
mp at squit.de
Mon Jan 27 17:49:02 GMT 2003
If done the same job, but i've replaced a novell server with a samba pdc
based on SuSE Linux. I had different problems with Win XP Pro, but none
with the other WinOS.
Have you installed the "SignOrSeal"-Patch? Without this, you can't logon
with a win xp machine on a samba domain.
Use Google to find this patch.
At 13:54 27.01.2003 -0200, you wrote:
>well, first thing to know... is your Xp home or professional ?
>if is home, bad news, great troubles...
>if professional, try The Windows XP service pack 1, here at my network it
>has worked very well...
>but if is home... all logon scripts and profiles will be stored locally at
>the client side, no way to do different.
>another thing to do is to create a machine account on the samba side, just
>like an NT4 machine.
>At 12:20 27/01/03, you wrote:
>>Ive just got the lovely job of converting and old Windows NT 4 fileserver
>>to FreeBSD, ive set up samba before as a simple fileshare but this place
>>requires roaming profile login from WinXP, Win98 and Win95 clients.
>>My question is whether or not any of you people have any experience with
>>this and might be able to give some tips on the way? I've tried fidling
>>with it but i cant get my WinXP clients to logon to the domain :(
>>I need all the help i can get :)
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