[plug] Samba as a PDC

Chris Watt something.rotten at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 13:47:38 WST 2005

I can access the server by going \\server from windows no problem but
I just cant get the domain control to work yet.

I have been struggling to find good docs, if you know of any, let me know!!

On 12/9/05, Walter HILL <regfrem at connect.net.au> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 11:34 +0800, Chris Watt wrote:
> > Still having trouble.
> >
> > Have reformatted XP Machine 3 times to try and get it to connect but
> > no luck.  Was waiting on a new method but no one got back to me.  If I
> > could get hold of a copy of that manual that'd be fantastic.
> >
> > ~Chris
> >
> According to the SAMBA manual it should be done six times - joking..
> I used a Fedora Core 3 box as a PDC. Can the Windows box see the Domain.
> Can you "net view" the Linux box from the Windows host?
> Interestingly I've just set up an OS X server as a PDC (Apple use SAMBA)
> and it worked very well after ironing out a few permission issues.
> With the Fedora PDC I created machine accounts first with OS X it was
> done on the fly. I can't remember which version of SAMBA came with Core
> 2. There were specific instructions for creating machine accounts and
> the naming convention of the machines.
> Have you got name resolution working on your network?
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