[Samba] Windows 8 Pro no domain logon possible

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 07:57:22 MDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 9:47 AM, TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> wrote:
> Daniel Müller <mueller at tropenklinik.de> wrote on 20.09.2012 12:50:30:
>> By the way, the only success to join a windows 8 pro to a domain was to
>> set up samba4 ads and join it successfully.
>> I did not succeed in any way else.
> In my environment, Windows 8 Pro (32bit), can join to Samba 3.5.6 domain.
> I modified registries:
>           HKLM\System\CCS\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters
>             DWORD  DomainCompatibilityMode = 1
>             DWORD  DNSNameResolutionRequired = 0
> You can download Samba environment I examined at
>   http://wiki.samba.gr.jp/mediawiki/index.php?title=Samba_PDC_VM(squeeze)
> Of course I examined that after rebooting some domain accounts can logon
> into Samba domain on Windows 8 box.

This is good to know for me since I do not believe samba 4 will ever
be an option for me since I am not permitted to connect my linux
servers to the company internet. My current domain has the linux
servers connected to a second private network and each client has 2


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