[Samba] Can't join Win10 to Samba 3.6,23

Norbert Hanke norbert.hanke at gmx.ch
Thu Jul 27 21:12:48 UTC 2017


I usually apply the following .reg file before joining windows 7/8.1/10 
systems to a samba 3.6.x NT-style domain:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00



Maybe that helps. I figured out many years ago, so don't ask me for the 
reason of each of the settings: I can't remember.


On 27.07.2017 15:10, Info Cambria via samba wrote:
> Hi folk,
> at work I live into a NT-Style domain powered by samba 3.6.23. I am 
> the admin but not the deployer: I am the ICT manager from July 3th 
> only...
> The upgrade to samba 4 is planned for 1Q18.
> Here is my problem: I have to join some new PCs running Windows 10 to 
> our domain. According to "Required setting for Samba NT4 domains" page 
> on wiki, I perform the step described on the section "Joining windows 
> 7 and later etc etc".
> After reboot I continue to be not able to join domain and Windows 
> return this error: "Unable to contact an Active Directory domain 
> controller for the domain "MIODOMINIO"" (this is translated from 
> italian by me, I am not sure it is the original english message).
> On LDAP I created an entry for each of the new PCs
> On windows side, settings for TCP/IP v4 are:
> DNS server address is set to server running samba (that resolves 
> correctly the names, intranet and Internet ones)
> WINS server address is set to server running samba; on linux runs 
> nmbd, of course.
> NetBIOS setting is set on "enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP".
> Where I am wrong?
> Thanks for any suggest
> Giovanni

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