[Samba] dual boot; Linux/XP join a domain

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Mar 17 21:22:01 GMT 2003

On Mon, 17 Mar 2003 bkrusic at yahoo.com wrote:

> Hi,
> Summary;
> - boot into XP and join a domain
> - boot into Linux and join a domain
> - reboot into XP and I must join the domain again.
> The last part is an issue as I can't expect or allow a
> user to join a domain at will as they would require
> the root/admin account to do so.
> Is this because Linux changed the SID which domain
> security is based on?
> Isn't the SID a product of ethernet # and hdd serial
> #?

Sounds like you are using the same machine name for both XP and Samba.
If that is the case, then what you saw is expected behaviour. XP set the
machine account details and Samba then changed it. But if XP and Samba
have a different NetBIOS name then this problem should not happen.

- John T.

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John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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