[Samba] now I really may have a problem, yuck

simo idra at samba.org
Mon May 18 21:25:03 GMT 2009

On Mon, 2009-05-18 at 16:17 -0500, Mike Eggleston wrote:
> Morning,
> Well I ordered a Windows Server 2008 Standard for a need around here and
> after just spending an hour with Dell support (nice fellow, not his fault)
> I find that now the 2008 Server is too *new* for the Samba NT4 PDC model.
> I got this box joined fine with my domain, but any time I try to log
> into it over RDP, and the new box authenticates with samba (and samba
> talks to OpenLDAP) the box boots with an 'lsass' error.
> The Dell fellow has two suggestions, either redesign my network to use
> AD instead of OpenLDAP moving the PDC away from samba, or create and use
> local accounts on the new box. Local accounts is what I've been getting
> away from.
> Any thoughts, suggestions, help on how to make this new box work with
> samba or a different direction I should go?

What version of samba?
This might just be a bug fixed in a later version, or fixable.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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