[Samba] Windows 8 Pro no domain logon possible

Mike 1100100 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 07:45:13 MDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What is the official plan here?
>> Can the required portions for windows 8 be backported to samba 3?
> I doubt it.  As far as I know recent versions of Windows will not work
> with an NT-style domain at all, unless the DC is a Samba server.  i.e.
> you will not be able to join a Windows 8 (or 7 or maybe earlier)
> machine to a Windows NT-style domain controller.  So I don't think
> there's some little bit of Samba 4 that could be backported to Samba 3
> to allow you to join a Windows 8 machine to the domain.  More likely
> there's something that needs to be fixed in Samba 3 or in Windows 8 to
> get this working again.

Can a Samba-3 Standalone server
be made a member of a Samba-4 AD-DC, and then Win7 and Win8 domain
clients on the same network access shares on the Samba-3 Standalone?

Thank you for your help.


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