[Samba] login to samba3 PDC and problem with novell netware client

Matthias Spork samba at matthiasspork.de
Fri Apr 23 23:49:29 GMT 2004

Martin Swiech schrieb:

>I have actual installation Debian Sarge (testing) with Samba 3.0.2a. 
>There is Windows XP SP1 on workstations.
>I use Novell client 4.83 SP2 or 4.9 SP1 for Novell Netware connections.
>I try to run Samba as PDC. Everything is fine without Novell client.
>After Novell Client installation, I could not logon to samba domain.
>Client gives me message "Domain controller could not be found for specified domain", 
>but I am sure that client found domain controller. When I type bad domain user or 
>password, it gives me message about bad username or password. And when I logon to 
>workstation, I can see and logon to samba server (at network neighbourhood). 
>There is no name collision between novell server names and samba netbios names. I 
>tried it with novell client on IPX/SPX or on TPC/IP protocol. Everything is bad. 
>Please, don't you have any idea? Is there any hope how to use novell client and domain 
>logon to samba3 PDC both? I mean something like simple registry record or patch or 
>Martin Swiech
>PS: I can send smb.conf or log file If you want it for some analyze.
We have run this environment with NW-Client 4.83 and Netware 4.11 with 
no problems.
Have you checked that TCP/IP and IPX/SPX are running?

Try this: Logon on with NW and a local Win-User, ping the Samba-Server 
and connect to it. Does this work?


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