Samba and WinXp-Pro

Duncan Barclay dmlb at
Tue May 13 09:32:17 BST 2003

> > > > anyone had any luck in getting Samba and WinXP working. There
> > seem
> > > > to be any upto date documentation at (that I can find).
> > >
> > > It works fine for me - you are just uusing this to connect to shares
> > > the Smaba box ? Not doing anything complex like using it as a domain
> > > controller.
> >
> > that's right. but from what i'ev seen on the odd web page a PDC is
> > for XP-Pro. The setup I've got works with 98 and 2k but not XP.

I've got it working fine now. A PDC is needed for WinXP but the XP box does
not need
to be set up to login to the domain, normal windows network login is fine -
go figure.
A wierd registry hack is needed too:

> I'm using samba-TNG which as PDC in a heterogeneous network with
> XP{home/prof}/98/95/2k{prof}, without any problems.


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