[Samba] Samba + Win2k works, Win2003 fails

Aaron Kincer kincera at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 22:11:47 GMT 2006

I use 3.0.22 with Windows 2003 with no issues. Read this Ubuntu forum 
post and see if you can draw some useful information that might help 
crack the case. The information in here should be fairly universal I 
believe, but don't bet your job on it:


Michael Schurter wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-12-06 at 11:28 -0600, Michael Schurter wrote:
>> However, this is only true as long as I hack my /etc/hosts
>> and /etc/samba/lmhosts files to trick Samba into always using my
>> networks Windows 2000 Active Directory Server.  The second a Samba
>> command finds and attempts to use the 2003 server, it fails.
> Just discovered the "password server" setting which is much less hackish
> than my (lm)hosts hack.
> I'd still like to figure out why I can't connect to the Windows 2003
> Server though.
> Michael Schurter

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