[Samba] Re: multiple domain login failures

John T Benedetto jbenedet at unm.edu
Fri Sep 30 15:05:17 GMT 2005

We are running a rather old version of Samba, so I don't 
know if this might apply to your problem or not...

We had similar problems when our network config changed, 
and WINS entries were no longer fed to DHCP clients. 
 Users that had previously logged in the workstation could 
still log into the PC, but someone who had never logged in 
before got the "domain not available" error (we have local 
profiles, not roaming; I assumed cached credentials). 
 While we have been trying to get the network guys to 
change the DHCP setup, our workaround was putting entries 
into LMHOSTS for the Samba server onto each affected PC.

As I said, maybe not relevant to your situation...

- john

On Fri, 30 Sep 2005 09:08:14 +0200
  Sebastian Held <sebastian.held at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having the same problem... using the rpm from 
>SuSE-9.2 (version 3.0.9...) 
> Upgrading to 3.0.20 doesn't solve it.
> Some users can login from a particular workstation, 
>while others cannot. I 
> don't know how to debug that kind of failure (Error 
>dialog from WinXP said 
> something like "domain is not available")
> The problem shows up right after adding a new user to 
>the samba server. But 
> don't know if it is the cause.

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