[Samba] Questions on running Samba with Windows 2008

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Sat Sep 10 10:27:18 MDT 2011

From: linda.nemitz at premix.com
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 10:45:24 -0400

> HI,
> We currently have Samba version 3.0.7 based on HP CIFS Server A.02.01.02, 
> and our O/S is HP/UX 11i (version 1).  We are upgrading our Domain 
> controller to a windows 2008 server.   However, when we try to join to the 
> server 2008, we are unable to authenticate with the Windows 2008 server.  

That's by design.

Samba 3.0.28a or later is required to join to Windows Server 2008
domain. If you want to use "Samba 3.0.28a - 3.0.X, "security = ads"
is also required as far as I examined.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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