[Samba] Windows 7 + Samba 3.5.6 = abject misery...

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon May 20 21:54:47 MDT 2013

On Mon, 2013-05-20 at 09:53 +1200, Steve Holdoway wrote:
> Can anyone help with this? I set it all up a few months ago, the samba
> side being standard upgrades via debian - configured as a PDC, and the
> windows 7 clients being clean installs, with the standard
> lanmanworkstation regedits done.
> They've been working fine since then, but have now started failing,
> instead raising the error message
>  'The trust relationship between this work station and the primary
> domain has failed'
> on the client.
> Any suggestions??

One different avenue you might persue is upgrading to Samba 4.0 as an AD
DC.  This will bring Windows 7 back to a server it is much happier with
than the current situation.

Or at the very least, consider upgrading the domain as-is to Samba 4.0,
running it as a classic DC.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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