[Samba] Joining Samba 3 domain from Windows Vista

ldardini at tiscali.it ldardini at tiscali.it
Thu Mar 12 12:00:47 GMT 2009

I want to join a Samba 3 domain using Windows Vista and I am unable 
because trying it I get the message "An Active Directory Domain 
Controller for the domain MYDOMAIN could not be contacted". Vista can 
correctly browse all the shares of Samba and use the account defined on 

I know Samba 3 provide an NT4 Domain, so maybe this is the 

I know Vista uses NTLMv2 protocol so I downgrade it to NTLMv1 
using secpol.msc

I know so little about Microsoft product, so forget 
me if this is an obvious thing. 

The exact version of Samba I am using 
is samba-3.0.28 from CentOS 5, but I am ready to upgrade wherever is 


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