[Samba] Samba3 - WinXP - Domain not available

Dominique dcouot at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 19 08:55:15 MST 2012

Hi Jose,

The samba server is a 'time server' if that is what you mean. And the 
PC's time is the same.

What modification did you make in WinXP to be able to login to the server?


On 19/11/2012 16:29, José Neto wrote:
> I have the same setup here (ubuntu server 12.04 + samba 3.6.3 + win7 + 
> xp) and works flawlessly. Did you try sync the xp machine with the 
> server time?
> Sorry my english.
> 2012/11/19 Dominique <dcouot at hotmail.com <mailto:dcouot at hotmail.com>>
>     Hi,
>     I am sure it has been discussed extensively somewhere, but I
>     cannot find a satisfactory solution so far.
>     We have a samba3 PDC running with Win7 machines (with the right
>     hacks) without problems. We have been asked to add an old WinXP
>     machine to the network but without success so far.
>     The setup is as follow:
>     Server : Samba 3.6.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
>     Clients: Win 7 Ultimate (working) & Win XP Pro with SP3 (not working)
>     We joined the the WinXP machine to the domain without problems.
>     The issue arise when trying to logon to the PDC with a network
>     user. The XP machine keeps saying it cannot log because the domain
>     is not available.
>     After googling for a while, we made changes to the XP registry and
>     changed policies but to no avail.
>     Does anyone have the 'right' solution?
>     Thanks,
>     Dominique
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