[Samba] Standalone PDC XP-Win7 clients can't join domain.

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 07:23:43 MST 2010

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 5:39 AM, Adrian Levi <adrian.levi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have setup a Samba PDC Version 3.4.3 under Debian.
> I have read the TOSHARG and By Example chapters regarding domain
> logins as well as anything else I could find.
> The machines (seem) to join the domain successfully but when the
> machines requre a domain administrator account privilege escalation
> fails.
> The Win7 machine fails with the message "The machine trust account failed"
> I suspect the problem lies with the domain setup on the PDC but I am
> unable to trouble shoot further on my own.
> Another thing to note is that there is no ADMIN$ IPC share on the
> server and I am unable to find information regarding when it should be
> present or not.
> It is worth noting that the server otherwise works as a workgroup server.
> Please suggest any information that would be useful to troubleshoot further.

Did you set the registry keys in windows7 as suggested in the wiki?



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