[Samba] Trouble joining domain at BDC site

Bruno Guerreiro bruno.guerreiro at ine.pt
Thu May 19 09:53:50 GMT 2005

Is your BDC at office 2, registering itself correctly in your wins server?

Best Regards,
Bruno Guerreiro

-----Original Message-----
From: David Sonenberg [mailto:dsonenberg at strozllc.com]
Sent: quinta-feira, 19 de Maio de 2005 0:47
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: [Samba] Trouble joining domain at BDC site

I have no trouble joining the domain in our main office(samba PDC) or a
branch office(samba BDC) but for some reason I can't join the domain at
the branch office 2(also samba BDC)  All three offices are running
3.0.11 and the 2 branch offices have identical configurations, aside
from ip address'.  The message I get from Windows XP is:

The following error occured attempting to join the domain "strozllc"
The specified domain does not exist or could not be contacted.

I was able to join a linux machine to the domain by doing:
net rpc join -U administrator -S FQDN.OF.PDC

Is there a windows registry entry where I can put the FQDN of the PDC or
is there something else I should try?
David Sonenberg
Systems / Network Administrator
Stroz Friedberg, LLC
15 Maiden Lane
15th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Tel 212.981.6527
Fax 917.495.4918

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