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Re: [Samba] Join domain broken after update

From: Markus A Lien <markus_at_nospam>
Date: Fri May 07 2010 - 13:28:05 GMT

I think we tried it with the FW off (on the WS), I will try it again
today. There is no FW on the server

Daniel Müller wrote:
> What about your firewall?!
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> Daniel
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> Hi all,
> I have a samba server that is the DC on our network. It was a
> debian etch machine with everything installed from the distro
> packages. Everything was fine until I upgraded from Etch to Lenny.
> In an effort to get windows 7 to join my domain I upgraded to Lenny
> which gave me samba 3.2.5 I was still unable to join the domain with
> Win7 so I downgraded the workstation to XPP. I was shocked to find
> that I now cannot join the domain with XPP (was working before). I
> came in after hours when the network is quiet and did a tail -f on
> every log file I can find (log.smbd log.nmbd auth.log and any other
> active log file) while attempting to join the domain and get no
> activity in the log files!! I tried turning up the log level in
> samba and still don't see any entries attributable to my attempt to
> join the domain.
> The error I get on the WS is: The specified domain either does not exist
> or could not be contacted. This is the error whether I use the
> Administrator login or just type some garbage.
> Keep in mind this was working before the upgrade.
> If you can suggest where to look next that would be helpful

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