[Samba] samba-2.2.8a and PDC help!!!

Buchan Milne bgmilne at cae.co.za
Wed May 7 17:15:29 GMT 2003

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> Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 16:30:37 -0400
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> hello all,
> i'm really trying to mount a PDC with samba-2.2.8a and RedHat8.
> when i introduce the clients to domain all run Ok, but when i reboot the
> system and try to logon to the domain, the system send me a message like
> this "the system could not log you on because the domain 'DomainName' is
> not available"

When you reboot which system? PDC or client?

> any body know what is the reason for?
> the smb configuration is the next:
> [global]

> 	wins support = yes

1)If you're rebooting your server:

That is the reason. Don't reboot your WINS server, it stops the windows
machines from being able to easily locate machines. If you have rebooted
your WINS server, reboot the machines that can't log in, or log into
them with a local account and restart the "Computer Browser" or similar

Why do you need to reboot your server anyway?

2)If you mean rebooting the client, are the clients configured to use
the machine above as WINS server? If not, this is your problem. All the
machines in your domain should use the same WINS server.


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