[Samba] WinXP SP2: problem loggint into domain

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Oct 17 20:46:30 GMT 2003

On Fri, 17 Oct 2003, ayach-asu wrote:

> I have applied the registry patch:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\netlogon\
> parameters "RequireSignOrSeal"=dword:00000000
> Fine add my machine to the domain (Samba 2.2.8-3.0.0).
> When I reboot machine and login to the domain from a Windows XP
> Professional SP2 I get the following message:
> Windows cannon connect to the domain, either because the domain controller
> is down or otherwise unavailable, or because your computer account was not
> found.
> Help me.

Your best solution is to update to samba-3.0.1pre1. This will avoid the
need to apply registry changes.

Also, make sure that you have used the SWAT wizard to enable your Samba
server as a Domain Controller.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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