[Samba] Samba PDC and windows XP client

Marco Azimonti random.sampling at gmail.com
Mon May 29 03:54:34 GMT 2006

I am running a samba PDC controller on debian testing.
I can use it effectively from both Windows / Linux.
There is only one annoying point.
When I browse the network from windows XP (Sp2), I see, in "My
netwkork Places / Entire Network / Microsoft Windows Network" two
One is the one I am expecting (with the Xp client and the server
inside), the other network  (which  I cannot browse), has the name of
my samba server.
When I lauch the NT user manager console, at first Windows try to
connect to this domain (which indeed does not exist) and says "could
not find DC for this domain".
I have to manually input the correct name to see my domain users/groups.
Honestly I cannot understand from where XP is taking this domain name.
On linux, if I type
"net rap domain"
I got back one entry, the one I am expecting.

Thank you in advance and best regards,

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