[Samba] wins or windbind problem? - help please

Pablo Chamorro C. pchamorro at ingeominas.gov.co
Sat Jun 5 08:39:21 MDT 2010

I have four domains in my LAN. I set up trust relationships for the 
domains, having each PDC working as wins server for each domain but I hd 
not set up winbind. I have samba3-3.3.12 + ldap (openldap 2.4.21) as users 

I mean, I have wins support = yes for each PDC, and I can access to the 
shared folders of each PDC from any windows computer from my LAN.

The problem is accessing to windows PCs from different domains. I mean, 
from pc1-domain1 I can't list the shares of pc2-domain2 (access denied), 
and when I try to connect to \\pc2-domain2\share the error message is:

\\pc2-domain2 is not accesible
There are currently no logon servers to service the request logon.

Previously I shared the 'share' folder in pc2-domain2 PC and added 
permissions for users from domain1 and domain2 successfully.

Trying from a Linux server, a guest try shows:

[user]$ smbclient //pc2-domain2/share
Anonymous login successful
Domain=[SMINERO] OS=[Windows Server 2003 R2 3790 Service Pack 2] 
Server=[Windows Server 2003 R2 5.2]
tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED

Trying using a user account from domain2:

[user]$ smbclient //pc2-domain2/share -U domain2/user

Password: session setup failed: NT_STATUS_NO_LOGON_SERVERS

The domain2 PDC log is:

"domain_client_validate: Domain password server not available.
[2010/06/05 08:43:40,  5] auth/auth.c:check_ntlm_password(272)
   check_ntlm_password: winbind authentication for user [xxxxx] FAILED 

[2010/06/05 08:43:40,  2] auth/auth.c:check_ntlm_password(318)
   check_ntlm_password:  Authentication for user [xxxxxx] -> [xxxxx]

I tried adding PDC data from the wins.dat file from PDC2 to the wins.file 
from PDC1 (and in the other way) but it didn't work. I have this:

"PDC2#00" 1275960126 66R
"PDC2#03" 1275960126 66R
"PDC2#20" 1275960126 66R
"PDC1#00" 1276005993 66R
"PDC1#03" 1276005993 66R
"PDC1#20" 1276005993 66R

Please, here my questions:

1. Could you please give me an advice for my problem?

2. Should I setup only an only wins server?  The one from samba4wins? 
Where? In one of the PDCs or in other server?

Thank you,

Pablo Chamorro

Ext. 8705

Tel: +57 (2) 7302593/7320752/7323272 - Fax: +57 (2) 7325014
Calle 27 N° 9 ESTE - 25, Barrio La Carolina - Pasto

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