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Re: [Samba] Windows7 able to join Samba4-alpha12 domain, but unable to manage

From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet_at_nospam>
Date: Mon May 03 2010 - 00:17:10 GMT
To: Tobias Schliebitz <>

On Thu, 2010-04-29 at 08:03 +0200, Tobias Schliebitz wrote:
> Dear all,
> after switching from Samba4-alpha10 to -alpha12, it is no longer
> possible to manage user accounts via the RSAT on Windows 7 Professional.
> The program says that name information can't be retrieved, because the
> domain controller isn't configured properly (or the like, I read it in
> German). However, joining the domain and logging in with administrator
> or simple user account is working perfectly.
> Another, possibly connected, problem is that DNS dynamic updates don't
> work, because I'm unable to compile bind with gssapi support. (Slackware
> 13 coming with a quite outdated bind 9.4 or something). I've found no
> how-to regarding this on the net and I'm quite out of my wits here.
> Any hint would be appreciated,

This sounds very much like an issue solved in the past few weeks.
Perhaps try a current GIT snapshot?

I am trying to get another alpha release made, but I've not managed to
do it quite yet.

Andrew Bartlett

-- Andrew Bartlett Authentication Developer, Samba Team Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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