On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 08:13 -0500, Doug Coats wrote: > I am not using Samba 3.x. I am using Samba3x-3.3.8. As I understand > it, RHEL provided this branch so that Windows 7 could join a Samba > domain. > > That aside, It does not seems to me that the error message indicates > that it cannot resolve where the PDC is. What method is Windows 7 > trying to use that is differnent for Windows XP to find the PDC? ---- I think as long as persist in chasing pointless ends, you will continue to fail. DNS & AD are not at issue here. Samba 3 cannot provide AD services. If resolution is a problem, it may be that you don't have nmb running on your Samba server and you probably want it to be a wins server if it is a Domain Controller. Craig -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.