[Samba] Registry Settings for Windows 7

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Apr 20 17:35:13 MDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 04:31:26PM +0000, ray klassen wrote:
> The sambawiki has some helpful info on a windows 7 box joining a samba 3 domain. It also worked fine with windows 2008 server.
> My problem is this (quoting from the wiki)
>    "Changing the Primary Domain DNS name of this computer to "" failed.
>     The name will remain "MYDOM".  The error was:
>     The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted" 
> This warning can be ignored or silenced with setting other registry keys. 
> Does anyone know what registry keys are referred to here? I'd really like to stop the machine from changing its name to name.domain. I'm trying to deploy a remote desktop application that complains that the name of the machine is not the same as the name of the certificate.

I found some interesting info here:


posted by the user "SkyBeam".


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