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

MargoAndTodd margoandtodd at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 05:01:37 GMT 2009

John Drescher wrote:
> 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?
> John

$ uname -r

$ cat /etc/redhat-release
CentOS release 5.3 (Final)

$ rpm -qa \*samba\*

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