[Samba] Win7 can't joint Samba domain?

Mike Eggleston mikeegg1 at mac.com
Fri Jul 1 14:05:39 MDT 2011

On Fri, 01 Jul 2011, Mike Eggleston might have said:

> 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.
> Mike

We used a Dell recovery DVD for Win7 and things worked right.
Maybe something is wrong with the DVD I downloaded from Microsoft.

This is fixed. Thanks for your help, John.


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