[Samba] Re: Samba 3, Windows XP SP1

Marcin Giedz marcin.giedz at eulerhermes.pl
Wed Jan 14 11:53:14 GMT 2004

Darin Bawden wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I am having a problem I can't find an answer to.
> Background:  We had a RH 7.3/8.0 box with samba 2.2.7.  Workstations were
> Windows 2000.  We have 5 roaming users with laptops.  when the roaming
> users would go home, they were able to log into the laptops without the
> presence of the domain (an yes, they were logging into the domain user at
> home).
> Current problem:  Running RH 9.0 with samba 3.0 (I have not installed
> the 3.01 path yet).  Workstations are all Windows XP with SP1.   We
> still have 5 laptop users.  When they go home, however, they are not able
> to
> log into the computer without the domain.  it tells them the domain is not
> available.
>    I have tried all the reg hacks; I have tried the local security policy
> fix; I have tried adding a local user with the same name; I have added the
> address for the server to the Wins setting in windows.
> Nothing seems to work.
> Can someone please lead me in the correct direction?  I'm pulling out
> what's left of my hair.
> thanks
> Darin

Samba 3.0.2pre2 as PDC + XP Professional with latest updates from microsoft
web page. In this configuration I can logon to PDC. 

I've also tried with Win2000k SP4 Proffesional and XP Home Edition (with
TweakUI) -> no results. Simply can't logon to domain.


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