[Samba] Win7 can't joint Samba domain?

Mike Eggleston mikeegg1 at mac.com
Fri Jul 1 12:50:36 MDT 2011

On Fri, 01 Jul 2011, John Drescher might have said:

> > That link says the same registry keys we're trying to set. Attempting to
> > join the Samba domain is still failing with an error those registry keys
> > cannot be found. This same installation disk was used to install Win7
> > on another box and it worked just fine. I can't think of any changes. I
> > don't understand why the previous box and win7 worked and this new box
> > with win7 is failing.
> >
> Are you using WINS?
> I do and setup each machine client to use my wins servers.
> John

This new box was using DHCP. Just to take DNS and DHCP out of it this box
is now setup manually, with the DNS servers (2) and WINS. I'm monitoring
the nmbd log and see nothing coming from this box to the samba server.


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