[Samba] Unable to Join Domain

Greg Koch greg at ekingme.com
Wed Sep 3 19:32:38 GMT 2008

The server is a WINS server, and I tried adding the server IP to the
Advanced/WINS tab and I have the same problem.

Any other ideas?

On Tue, 2 Sep 2008 06:14:55 -0500, Mike Eggleston <mikeegg1 at mac.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 01 Sep 2008, Greg Koch might have said:
>> I recently setup a new server with CentOS 5.2.  Everything works great
> on
>> the server except when I try to join the domain it simply tells me:
>>     "The following error occurred attempting to join the domain
> "Domain":
>>     The user name could not be found.
> I have configured my samba box as a wins server and placed tht IP
> address in the wins configuration dialog on the windows box I'm
> joining to my samba PDC. (Start->Settings->Control Panel->Network
> Connections->right-click on active network connection and choose
> properties->double-click in TCP/IP (at the bottom)->Advanced->WINS tab).
> Mike

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