Samba and WinXp-Pro

Steven Purdy steve at reftech.co.uk
Tue May 13 12:16:58 BST 2003


I've had XP logging onto a Samba PDC ages ago but always had problems with
XP profiles when
logging onto other PC's after successfully logging onto the first WinXP
machine.

Is this still a problem or has it ever been remedied?

Steve Purdy

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Duncan Barclay" <dmlb at dmlb.org>
To: "Wood, Richard" <rich at ruh-bath.swest.nhs.uk>;
<freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org>; "Pete French" <pete at twisted.org.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: Samba and WinXp-Pro


> > From: "Wood, Richard" <rich at ruh-bath.swest.nhs.uk>
>
>
> > Pete French <mailto:pete at twisted.org.uk> wrote:
> >
> > > Interesting - two contradictory answers here... what does Rich's SMB
> > > config have in it thats doing things differently ?
> >
> > This is the key part from one of the boxes, this one running Samba
2.2.8a
> >
> > [global]
> >         workgroup = KILL-9.ORG.UK
> >         netbios name = BATFINK
> >         encrypt passwords = Yes
> >         log file = /var/log/log.%m
> >         max log size = 50
> >         dns proxy = No
> >
> > [homes]
> >         comment = Home Directories
> >         read only = No
> >         guest ok = Yes
>
> I had the same as this on 2.2.4a. I upgraded to 2.2.8a and set up a PDC
> before connecting the XP box. The changes I made were:
>
>     Upgrade to 2.2.8a
>     Add a PDC to Samba
>     Add host trust accounts manually to /etc/passwd and initialise with
> smbpasswd
>     Change registry on XPPro
>     Test
>
> When I get home, I'll reverse some of this and see if 2.2.8a is all that
was
> needed.
>
> Duncan
>
> > Rich
> > --
> > Rich Wood, Systems Manager, Royal United Hospital, Bath
> > rich at ruh-bath.swest.nhs.uk : rich at nhs.net : 01225 824493
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