[Samba] XP Pro connecting to PDC

Philip Bubel philip at bubel.com
Tue Sep 23 23:45:47 GMT 2003

I am having the same problem using the following

Debian 2.2
Samba 2.2.3a (From Debian Package)
XP Pro SP1

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> From: samba-bounces+philip=bubel.com at lists.samba.org 
> [mailto:samba-bounces+philip=bubel.com at lists.samba.org] On 
> Behalf Of Gordon Biner
> Sent: Monday, September 22, 2003 4:31 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] XP Pro connecting to PDC
> I have followed the FAQs and HOW-TOs, including the Sign and 
> Seal registry patch, but I am unable to make this work.
> RedHat 9.0
> Samba 3.0.0rc4
> XP Pro SP1
> When I setup the PC and join the domain, it gives me the 
> 'Welcome to the Domain' message, but I really don't think 
> that this has worked because of errors in the log file,  (yes 
> I can provide, and yes I am using the smb user root).
> Then when I reboot and attempt to login with a domain user, I 
> get refused with the 'Windows cannot connect to the 
> domain,.....' error.  In the log file for the machine_name, 
> the last error is 'Can't become connected user'.  Higher up 
> (when logging verbosity is cranked up) in the log file, it 
> 'appears' that the computer is attempting to connect to the 
> domain, but it somehow ends up using the 'Guest' account?!  I 
> don't know if this is normal.
> Anyways, sharing appears to be working, because if I log into 
> a local machine account, I cat 'NET USE' a share fine.
> Anyways, any help or gentle 'nudges' in the correct direction 
> would be appreciated.  I can provide smb.conf and log files 
> to whomever wishes them.
> ===============================
> Gordon Biner
> Network Manager
> West Fraser Mills Ltd.
> (250) 992-0865
> gordon.biner at westfraser.com
> ===============================
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