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Re: NIS or Samba Question



Try www.samba.org for starters.
You can't have the samba server as a member of a workgroup and a
windows2000 domain at the same time, it's one or the other.

- Yang

On 6/8/05, Jay Scherrer <jay scherrer com> wrote:
> I have set up a samba server using Fedora Core 3.
> This will serve mainly windows machines. I am successful in serving
> files to the win 98's and win 95's at user level, however I am not able
> to connect or set up a domain or log-on with the winNT 2000's. The win
> 2000's see the work groups but don't recognize the domain controller,
> and reports a DNS error.
> 
> Do I have to set up DNS also? I have most of the Lan listed in
> the /etc/hosts file.
> 
> What parameters should be set on these win2000's and were can I find
> more detailed info regarding the window configuration?
> 
> One other thing; I did leave the section: domain master = no
> because I figured the win2000's are serving shares to other windows
> boxes.
> 
> /etc/samba/smb.conf
> ##########################
> # Domain Master specifies Samba to be the Domain Master Browser. This
> # allows Samba to collate browse lists between subnets. Don't use this
> # if you already have a Windows NT domain controller doing this job
>         domain master = no
> 
> # Preferred Master causes Samba to force a local browser election on
> startup
> # and gives it a slightly higher chance of winning the election
>         preferred master = yes
> 
> # Enable this if you want Samba to be a domain logon server for
> # Windows95 workstations.
>         domain logons = yes
> ######################################
> 
> Jay Scherrer
> 
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