[Samba] Join 2012 Server R2 as member to NT domain

Robert Moulton rmoulton at uw.edu
Wed Apr 15 13:40:47 MDT 2015

Sonic wrote on 4/15/15 12:34 PM:
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 3:23 PM, James Fromm <fromm at omnis.com> wrote:
>> workgroup = CUST.OMNIS.COM
> My understanding is that workgroup names are NetBIOS names and are
> therefore not hierarchical like domain names (no dots, 15 characters,
> etc.).
> Chris

We encountered this too, when trying to join Win 8 and Win 2012 systems 
to a S3 domain with a dot in its name. As far as I know it's not possible.

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