[Samba] Windows 8 and Samba 4 - network path not found

Carsten Laun-De Lellis carsten.delellis at delellis.net
Fri May 10 16:26:39 MDT 2013

Hi list


I have a problem and I hope anyone here can provide me a solution to my


I have a Samba4 Server installed on a hosted platform with bind9 flatfile
backend. The OS is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All tests on the server succeeded.

Name resolution works fine and also the sambaclient -L localhost -U% is


Whenever I try to join the domain with my Win8 machine I get the error
message: "Network path not found".


Does Win8 works with Samba4 in general ?

Where to look at when getting the error message ?


Thankx in advance.


My smb.conf file looks at follows:



        workgroup = DELELLIS

        realm = DELELLIS.LAN

        netbios name = RV1325

        server role = active directory domain controller

        server services = s3fs, rpc, nbt, wrepl, ldap, cldap, kdc, drepl,
winbind, ntp_signd, kcc, dnsupdate



        path = /var/lib/samba/sysvol/delellis.lan/scripts

        read only = No



        path = /var/lib/samba/sysvol

        read only = No








Carsten Laun-De Lellis

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