[plug] Fedora changes in Samba ?

Scott Middleton scott at linuxit.com.au
Fri Apr 2 16:14:25 WST 2004

On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 15:27, Ben Jensz wrote:
> Well when I was tested with Samba 3.0.1 under Fedora, you had to set 
> "requiresignorseal" to zero, otherwise you couldn't even get an XP Pro 
> machine to join the domain.  That was with SP1 installed.

I suppose i should've put more in to the last email i sent. :)

Today i trashed my PDC (Samba 3.0.2a on Debian Sarge)
apt-get remove --purge samba samba-common 

I also built a new XP Pro machine and changed the registry keys back to
default on another XP Pro machine. Both of them went on to the domain
without trouble. 

I was fairly sure one of the features of samba 3 was not having to use
registry hacks. I can't see it in the official documentation that it is
needed but it does say it in the un-official docs. I tend to think it is
more magic and habit. 

One reference i did find was from Andrew Bartlett - Manager,
Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team. Where he says "With Samba 3.0,
there is no need to apply *any* registry hacks to the


> Scott Middleton wrote:
> >>At least as a Domain Controller, in Samba 3.x you do still need to set 
> >>those reg settings to zero on WinXP Pro.
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >No actually you don't.
> >
> >  
> >

Scott Middleton <scott at linuxit.com.au>
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