[Samba] can join,but not log into domain

Peter Hartmann peter at hartmanncomputer.com
Sun Jun 22 15:59:02 GMT 2008

Thanks all.  I had my workgroup name set as the same as my netbios
name.   When I changed the workgroup all was well.  Is that common


On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 6:48 PM, kissg <mail.gery at gmail.com> wrote:
> Do you get the same results if you try to log in or join the domain from
> another machine?
> Have you set up a machine trust account? You have to create a machine
> account for each workstation in your domain, unless you have set an "add
> machine script" in your smb.conf file, which would do this job
> automatically.
> Windows error messages are less detailed or confusing sometimes, so please
> check the %SYSTEMROOT%\Debug\NetSetup.log file on the client computer to
> have more information about the problem.
> 2008/6/21 Peter Hartmann <ascensiontech at gmail.com>:
>> 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
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