[Samba] Re: Hot to configure Samba 3 as PDC and BDC for a Windows
pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Fri Sep 17 20:37:29 GMT 2004
Chuck Chauvin wrote:
>In 2.2.4 I had to change the registry in Windows XP in order to join a Samba
>Change the value of
>of course I am using 2.2.4 so it may be different for Samba 3
Yes that is no longer required since samba 3.0.0 I believe, definately
not in the current releases.
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>From: ksun at ABINITIO.COM
>To: samba at lists.samba.org
>Sent: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 19:23:52 +0000 (UTC)
>Subject: [Samba] Re: Hot to configure Samba 3 as PDC and BDC for a Windows
>> I also like your books "Samba-3 by Example: and :The
>>Official Samba-3 Howto and Reference Guide".
>> Between these books, I managed to test the procedure of
>>migrating our existing NT4 PDC to Samba PDC.
>> The migration is successful for the most parts. I am able to
>>verify that the users/group SIDs/Passwords are correct.
>> However, Windows 2000/XP computers failed to find the samba
>>Domain Controller. They can rejoin the domain without any problem.
>> I verified that the SIDs in 2000/XP is the same as the
>>corresponding one in LDAP backend and there is a SambaNTPassword
>>entry but I don't have a way to check if they are migrated correctly.
>> I have no clue how Window 2000/XP determines if an expected
>>domain is available and what are the conversations between the
>>workstation, samba, and ldap. I monitored the tcpdump during the
>>time a Windows XP started loging in as a domain user and the time it
>>failed not being able to find a domain, most of the traffic is to
>>the LDAP server. What was it looking for?
>> I believe eventually I would see a sesson in your books on
>>What Went Wrong With Mirgration (WWWM). Can I have a preview of that
>> Thank you very much!
>>-- Kang Sun
>>ksun at abinitio.com
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