[Samba] User longer than 20 characters can't join domain (windows 7 pro)

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Nov 11 01:47:10 MST 2011

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 08:08:38AM +0000, Arief Yudhawarman wrote:
> We are using samba 3.4.8.
> We have some pc's using OS Windows XP Pro dan others Windows 7 Pro.
> All of them can join and logon domain to samba PDC + LDAP.
> FYI, the windows 7 clients are already hacked at registry settings:
> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManWorkstation\Parameters]
> "DNSNameResolutionRequired"=dword:00000000
> "DomainCompatibilityMode"=dword:00000001
> When I am creating user account longer than 20 characters, eg. projcontrol.sect.head,
> something happens. On Windows XP Pro, that user can logon domain smoothly but on
> Windows 7 Pro the user can't logon domain.


Known problem, very likely a Windows bug.


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