[Samba] Disabling NETBIOS over TCP/IP

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Sep 20 11:19:17 GMT 2004

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Tihomir Karlovic wrote:
| Hi,
| i'm trying to configure XP clients to communicate with
| Samba3 PDC without NETBIOS. I've disabled NETBIOS over TCP/IP
| on XP clients and on Samba3 server. I also created neccessary
| DNS records as described in Samba-HOWTO-Collection but yet
| without success.
| I've created DNS SRV entry
| _ldap._tcp.pdc._msdcs.domainame.com as described
| in Samba-HOWTO but this is what happends:
| 1.  XP client sends DNS query for entry
| _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.domainame.com and
| not for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.domainame.com (note the
| difference .dc instead of .pdc) and fails because of
| missing DNS entry
| 2.  I added SRV entry for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.domainame.com,
| now XP finds the Samba domain controller but tries to
| contact LDAP server on it using UDP protocol and fails again.
| Obviously, XP expects domain controller name returned by SRV
| .dc entry to belong to AD Domain controller and not NT4 style
| one and it never even tries to query for .pdc record.
| Did anybody get this to work?

Is this actually in our docs ?  If so, we need to fix that.
I'm pretty sure that won't work.

cheers, jerry
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