[Samba] Setting up a Samba PDC to server XP pro clients

Doug Curtis doug.curtis at world-mail.org
Wed May 14 11:26:35 GMT 2003

Did you change the registry setting for 


At 10:47 AM 5/14/2003 +0100, you wrote:
>I have been setting up Windows servers to serve windows clients for many
>years and am now looking at samba as an alternative.  I am currently
>having a problem setting up samba as a PDC for windows XP clients.  I
>can see the samba server through My Network Places.  If I try to access
>it I can after putting in one of the usernames and passwords I have set
>up using smbpasswd.  I have added a machine trust account (or whatever
>they are called) to the samba server using adduser machinename$  and
>smbpasswd machinename -m.  This seems to have worked because it lets me
>join the XP box to the domain using root username and pword I get the
>message welcome to the "clickon" domain you must reboot you computer.  I
>reboot the PC and when I go to log on if I change the log on to box the
>clickon domain is listed and I can select it but when I try to log on to
>the domain I get the message "unable to log on to the domain because
>either the domain server is not available or there is no computer
>account for this PC in the domain" or words to that effect.  I have not
>included my smbd.conf file so as not to spam you all with crap.  But I
>can quote any setting if it would shed any light.
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