[Samba] Samba AD and Windows Deployment Services

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 15 16:18:48 UTC 2017

On Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:40:09 -0400
Philippe Clérié via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> I've been trying to install the WDS role on a Windows 2012R2 server
> that is a member of a Samba AD (Ubuntu Xenial 4.3.x). WDS refuses to
> run, throwing two errors related to WDSIMGSVR.
> 1) Event 266: An error occurred while refreshing settings. Error
> information 0x3A.
> 2) Event 258: An error occured while trying to initialize the Windows
> Deployment Service image server. Error information: 0x3A.
> I believe 258 is a consequence of 266.
> While trying to debug and researching, I found a MS page that
> mentions a "Remote Install" tab on the Properties dialog for the
> servers account in AD. However, when I checked said account, there
> was no "Remote install" tab.
> So, question: Is that a confirmed incompatibility between 2012R2 and
> Samba AD? ( Shot in the dark: functionality levels differences?).

It seems there is, see here:


Which refers to this bug report:



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