[Samba] Re: WG: Windows vista ultimate samba 3.0.31

Andreas Ladanyi knuffiandy at web.de
Mon Aug 18 17:47:49 GMT 2008

Hi Daniel,

is solved this issue with the parameter:

client ntlmv2 use = yes

in smb.conf.

But my Linux Server is an ADS member (security=ads). I dont know exactly 
if this is required so that the parameter above will work.



Daniel Müller schrieb:
> I found the solution:
> I tried the srvmgr tool from microsoft to get connected to my samba 3
> domain (from an XP client).
> And this tool told me the same "There is no PDC found for your domain.
> You may go on but but your rights may be
> Restricted." As I logged on I saw that both my PDC and BDC where BDCs.
> I stopped my BDC. Logged on to my PDC and remembering that I had also
> smbd4wins running on the same machine
> I restarted smbd4wins and then samba  and everithing worked fine. I
> could join the vista client to the domain on the fly.
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Daniel Müller [mailto:mueller at tropenklinik.de] 
> Gesendet: Montag, 18. August 2008 15:00
> An: 'samba at lists.samba.org'
> Betreff: Windows vista ultimate samba 3.0.31
> Hello to all
> I have setup samba 3.0.31 as PDC successful with xp clients. Now I have
> a vista ultimate pc which I cannot join to the domain. The error message
> when I try to join to the domain is: The Domain is unavailable or the
> connection could not be established.
> What I've done so far:
> Run secpol.msc --> Local Plicies-->Security Options -->Lan Manager
> authentication level-->changed it to: LM and NTLM- use NTLMV2 session
> security if negotiated.
> Had someone did the trick??
> Greetings
> Daniel Müller
> Tropenklinik Paul-Lechler-Krankenhaus
> mueller at tropenklinik.de

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