[CentOS] DNS problem while trying to join windows 7 to samba3x pdc

Thu Jul 8 14:22:45 UTC 2010
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>

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.


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