[Samba] XP Joining samba domain issue
soteks at gmail.com
Sat May 7 22:40:22 GMT 2005
>XP joins 3.0.12 PDC domain, but it puts all Xs in the smbpasswd file
>and the account is disabled:
>and of course after that during logon I get following error:
>"Windows cannot connect to the domain, either because the domain
>controller is down or otherwise unavailable, or because your computer
>account was not found. Please try again later."
>Thank you for the help,
Matt, just see this link end may fix the problem.
> Changes for Windows XP to join the Samba Domain
> The following steps have to be done with an local administrator or a
> member of the local /Administrators/ group.
> This steps must be done before joining the Samba Domain (D-PHYS Domain
> Logon <http://nic.phys.ethz.ch/readme/144>):
> Changes for Windows XP (all versions)
> * Start the *Administrative Tools* (Start / Settings / Control
> Panel / Administrative Tools). From there start the *Local
> Security Policy*.
> * In the /Local Security Policy/ open *Local Policies* and then
> *Security Options*.
> * *Disable* the following entries:
> o Domain member: Digitally encrypt or sign secure channel
> data (Always)
> o Domain member: Digitally encrypt secure channel data (when
> o Domain member: Digitally sign secure channel data (when
> o Domain member: Require strong (Windows 2000 or later)
> session key
> * In the *Group Policy Editor* (C:\windows\system32\gpedit.msc)
> *enable* the following entry:
> o Computer Configuration\Administrative
> Templates\System\User Profiles\do not check for user
> ownership of roaming profiles folders
> Now Windows XP is ready to join the Samba Domain (D-PHYS Domain Logon
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