[Samba] can join,but not log into domain

Gary Dale garydale at rogers.com
Sun Jun 22 04:36:51 GMT 2008

Peter Hartmann wrote:
> Hi,  I have a problem where I can join an xpsp2 machine to a domain
> but, no matter what %COMPUTERNAME% i use, it says "system error: a
> duplicate name exists on the network"  after the reboot when upon
> successfully joining.    If I try to log in as a valid user, i get the
> "the system could not log you on because domain 'DOMAIN' is not
> available".  I'd just like to stress that I do not have a duplicate
> name on the network...I've tried more than 4 and each time I have same
> error.   Does this ring any bells for anyone?
> Thanks,
> Peter
Check your password dialogue. It should conform to the actual prompts 
and replies when you log in locally to your Linux/Unix box.

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