[Samba] samba 3.60 vs Windows 7 and a PDC replacement

Lumeng Lim lumeng.lim at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 19:52:04 MDT 2011

I have the same problem.

we tried with samba 3.4 and win7 just can't be joined to samba pdc and 
winxp isnt loading the domain user properly.

tried the registry hack with no avail too

-------- Original Message  --------
*Subject: *[Samba] samba 3.60 vs Windows 7 and a PDC replacement
*From: *Michael da Silva Pereira <michael at tradepage.co.za>
*To: *samba at lists.samba.org
*Date: *Thu Oct 13 03:28:33 2011
> Hi,
> I am scratching my hair a bit with a situation to replace a Windows SBS with
> something more usable and less rubbish :)
> I have 2 basic queries:
> 1.) With samba 3.60 do I still need to the registry hack on windows 7 to
> join the domain?
> 2.) Could I simple kill the SBS box, and advertise my smb as the existing
> domain. (Obviously creating the same users, and possibly manually adding all
> the computers to the domain).
> It's a very big network and going to a few hundred machines doing a reg
> hack, and then joining a domain and copying profiles is just not an option
> at this stage :(
> Any advice would be much appreciated.
> Kind Regards,
> Michael da Silva Pereira

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