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Re: [K12OSN] Samba/Windows XP Professional


K12LTSP 2.1.0 includes Samba 2.2.3a (Mandrake also includes 2.2.3a) and if
you check the "Joining Machines To The Domain" at:


it should point you in the right direction no matter which distribution you
are using.  I know it works, I've already done it...

James Jensen
"Perilous to us all are the devices of an art deeper than we possess
ourselves.". -- JRR Tolkien

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bert Rolston" <BertR wanganui-city school nz>
To: <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Monday, June 10, 2002 6:17 PM
Subject: RE: [K12OSN] Samba/Windows XP Professional

> Hi Mark,
> I've just checked the SAMBA FAQ, and as of version 2.2.0 this wasn't
> possible.
> Be aware that SAMBA is now up to v2.2.4 so it may have been addressed. MS
> added some extra RPC calls in 2000 / XP for joining a domain. That's where
> the problem lies.
> Can't offer any more help than that.
> Cheers,
> Bert
> On Tuesday, June 11, 2002 9:03 AM, Mark Orenstein
> [SMTP:morenstein alum mit edu] wrote:
> > We've been running samba as a PDC for win95/98 for several years.  I was
> > just told that a batch of new PC's are showing up next month with XP
> > Has anyone had experience having samba be the PDC for XP Pro?  If so,
> > you give me any items to watch out for.  I'm going to start reading the
> > samba doc next week at the start of the summer break.
> >
> > Mark Orenstein
> > East Granby, CT School System

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