[Samba] Trouble joining domain at BDC site

David Sonenberg dsonenberg at strozllc.com
Thu May 19 14:38:49 GMT 2005

It has the
win server = IP.OF.PDC
How can I check to if it's regeistered correctly?
Bruno Guerreiro wrote:
> Hi,
> 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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