[Samba] Samba 3.0.2pre1 as PDC + Win2k with SP4 as clients - PROBLEM!!!

Marcin Giedz marcin.giedz at eulerhermes.pl
Sat Jan 10 13:16:47 GMT 2004

Hello all,

Yesterday I've setup samba 3.0.2pre1 as PDC on linux Debian Wooody with
2.4.24 kernel on my home network. I have also 2 additional machnies running
win2k with sp4 included. Samba conf file is as attached below:

   netbios name = zasoby
   workgroup = mojezasoby
   server string = Serwer Zasobow
   passdb backend = smbpasswd
   os level = 65
   preferred master = yes
   domain master = yes
   local master = yes
   security = user
   domain logons = yes

   hosts allow = 192.168.49. 10.10.2. 127.0.0.

   wins support = yes
   name resolve order = bcast wins hosts

   logon path = \\%N\profiles\%U
   logon drive = H:
   logon home = \\%N\home\%U
   logon script = giedz.bat

   add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g machines -s /bin
false -M %u

   comment = Katalogi domowe
   browseable = no
   writable = yes

   path = /usr/local/samba/netlogon
   writable = no
   guest ok = no
   root preexec = /usr/local/samba/bin/ntlogon --user=%U --os=%m
   root postexec = /usr/local/samba/netlogon/%U.bat

   path = /usr/local/samba/profiles
   read only = no
   create mask = 0600
   directory mask = 0700

   comment = Ogolnodostepne zasoby
   path = /zasoby/ogolne
   public = yes
   writable = yes
   browseable = yes

I have also created machines accounts (with $ at the and of the name) and
root account and test user account. From win2k machine I try to establish
connection to PDC: computer name is "win001" (exists in smbpasswd and /etc
passwd) and domain name is "mojezasoby". Till now is OK. I press enter and
pass admin name and password (in my configuration is : root + its
password). Machine tells me "welcome in domain mojezasoby and try tu
restart win2k machine". After reboot I get standard dialog to login PDC
(mojezasoby) and then try to log test user - I get message (i translate it
from polish languege so it can be different from oryginall ;)): "you can't
log into domain because there is no password for this computer in primary
domain or password is invalid" upsssss.... 
OK maybe test user is not valid so try to log root - message is the

In log.smbd file I get:
[2004/01/10 13:42:37, 0] rpc_server/srv_netlog_nt.c:get_md4pw(218)
  get_md4pw: Workstation WIN001$: no account in domain


I have also another machine with winXP professional and try on them. With no
problems I log test user and root into PDC on machine with WInXP.

I have read change log from samba.org that samba.3.0.2pre2 fixed bug:
  "Joining a Samba domain from Pre-SP2 Windows 2000 clients."
  "Logging onto a Samba domain from Windows XP clients."
but what with SP3 and SP4. Is there a still problem like in my

PLAESE tell me what to do??? Swith all clients to WinXP??? or what???

Marcin Giedz

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