[Samba] Did I screw up my PDC on this Terminal Services problem?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 03:56:16 GMT 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 11:38 PM, MargoAndTodd <margoandtodd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am upgrading my samba server from a workgroup
> to PDC server.  I am doing this to make a
> Windows 2008 Terminal server happy.  Eventually
> there will be a bank of them (thank you Virtual Box).
> Anyway, in my test bed, I have a Samba PDC (newly
> updated to PDC), a Windows 2008 server, and
> XP-Pro-SP3.
> Both Windows machines are able to join the domain
> and log in as users only in the Samba database.
> Both Windows machines have "$" machine names in
> the samba database and /etc/passwd.
> Problem: the XP machine can only run a TS *.rdp
> program on the 2008 server if it logs in
> as "administrator".  (I made a *.rdp out of the
> calculator program.)
> This is why I think I may has screwed up my new PDC.
> This is the error log on the 2008 server when a regular
> user tries to run the same TS *.rdp program:
> Oh crap, I did not get a copy of the error report.
> If I remember correctly, it said the user's SID was NULL.
> Did I screw up my PDC or is this a Terminal Services
> issue?

Are you using samba 3.0.34 or greater?


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