[Samba] nslookup from Windows resolves domain and pdc correctly but still gets cannot contact on samba 3.2.5-4 on lenny

Siju George sgeorge.ml at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 04:45:35 MDT 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 4:56 AM, Zoolook <nbensa at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm actually surprised that does serve your clients. I
> tried that configuration a few years back and it didn't work at all
> (samba 3.0.1something on debian)

So What I did was remove the interfaces restrictions altogether

> Also, I remember having problems with domain subfixes named .local;
> perhaps you'd like to rename it to .localdomain (I hope this is a test
> network...)

and put        hifxnx

in the hosts file of windows workstations

now every thing is fine.

but I had to manuall create the group 'machines' to successfully join the domain



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