[Samba] Samba 3 and Windows Server 2003

Derek T. Yarnell derek at cs.umd.edu
Mon Oct 13 20:51:03 GMT 2003

On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 03:32:51PM -0500, tvsjr wrote:
> At 03:12 PM 10/12/2003 -0500, Bryan Haro wrote:
> >Okay, I'm trying to get my samba server to talk to my Windows 2003 domain
> >running in native 2003 mode.  First, while trying to add the samba server
> >with the "net ads join" command, it just wouldn't work.  I wouldn't get an
> >error or a confirmation, I'd just be sent back to the command prompt.  My
> >krb5.conf file is setup properly and when I run a kinit command, it runs
> >fine.   Anyway, I gave up on that as I really don't need full ADS domain
> >membership.
> If the directory is running in Windows Server 2003 mode (a superset of 
> native mode) then it won't work, from what I understand. I believe this is 
> stated in the HOWTOs. You'll need to reconfigure your server and use native 
> mode rather than native 2003 mode.
> Disclaimer: I have successfully joined a few Red Hat 9 boxes to my Active 
> Directory in Native 2000 mode.

Can anyone really confirm this, I am having trouble with verifying
tickets with a 2003 Server in Native 2003 Mode. But what I have read is
that you can't change back from native 2003 mode, to just native mode.
Is this true?

Derek T. Yarnell
University of Maryland
Computer Science Department Unix Staff
derek at cs.umd.edu

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