[Samba] Windows 8 Pro no domain logon possible

Roland Schwingel roland.schwingel at onevision.com
Thu Sep 20 08:04:53 MDT 2012

Hi Takahashi...

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> wrote on 20.09.2012 15:47:42:
 > 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.
I also have these registry patches in place. They where already needed 
for windows 7.

You are not using SMB2 which appears to be the key problem here. My 
current trick is based on disabling smb2 in windows 8. More after I have 
finished my tests.


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