[Samba] Win XPPro not connecting to samba domain

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Oct 4 03:44:33 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 20:29 -0700, Off_Kilter wrote:
> Steps to replicate:
> 1. Select 'To rename this computer or join a domain, click Change'
> 2. Select 'Domain' and enter the domain name. Click OK
> 3. When asked to enter credentials, enter admin user and password. Click OK
> This error comes up:
> The following error occurred attempting to join the domain "foobar":
> The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.
> a. If I enter a fake domain in #2 above, it is a different error, it only
> asks for user/pass when the correct domain is supplied.
> b. Nothing is showing up in the /var/log/samba/log.smbd file when this
> happens.
no version of samba stated

no mention of relevant portion of smb.conf
domain logons = yes #?
domain master = yes #?
preferred master = yes #?
wins support = yes #?

Wins setup on WinXP client?

Can WinXP client ping samba server?


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