[Samba] SOLVED Re: Windows 7 Pro/64 unable to contact domain controller

Sébastien Le Ray sebastien-samba at orniz.org
Wed Aug 27 07:23:37 MDT 2014

Are you sure that your other machines don't use cached credentials? 
Everything is fine as long as you use an account that was used when all 
was working.


Le 27/08/2014 14:21, Ryan Ashley a écrit :
> That is an issue. I wouldn't be surprised if other machines randomly 
> have issues due to this. Then again, we have been running AD since 
> 2003 and my memory is foggy of NT-style setups, so it may keep going. 
> Still, I would encourage upper-management to consider upgrading to AD, 
> but that's just me. NT stuff hasn't been supported by MS for years.
> On 08/27/2014 12:03 AM, Gary Dale wrote:
>> Agreed. I've already done another change in the name resolve order 
>> that seems to have obviated the need for the lmhosts file. Not sure 
>> how that worked, but it is letting me login using domain accounts and 
>> so far hasn't shown any other side effects.
>> The other machines continue to operate normally, so I think the major 
>> name resolve problems were limited to this one machine. The one minor 
>> issue is that I can't ping the domain name from the other machines.

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