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

Thu Jul 8 16:00:43 UTC 2010
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>

On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 10:34 -0500, Doug Coats wrote:
>         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
> Craig,
> Thanks for you interest in my problem.  I don't think I am  trying to
> get Samba to do something that it was not intended to do.  All I am
> saying is that using the same config on Samba 3.0 as a PDC with
> windows XP machines behaves different than Samba3x with Windows 7 and
> windows XP machines.  
> I just now tried to join an XP machine to the network and got a
> similar error.  Maybe this is a Samba3x.3.3.8 issue?
> I don't expect Samba to provide AD services.  I simply want single
> sign-on on my network.
> Has anyone been able to get Samba3x.3.3.8 to work as a PDC?
I think you are being vague (similar error).

What is the exact error?

What is the output of 'testparm -sv' ?


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