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[Samba] Problems with accessing samba share in Windows 2008R2 domain

From: russell <stream_at_nospam>
Date: Fri May 21 2010 - 12:57:55 GMT


After upgrading the Windows DCs from Windows 2003R2 to Windows 2008R,
the domain functional level was raised from Windows 2000 to Windows
2008R2. As a consequence of this action, I found that a Application
Management GPO no longer worked pushing applications to the companies

After some tweaking I found out in one MS document that a Windows 2008R2
domain can not authenticate a Windows NT server as part of the GPO
Application Software installation so the installation can not take
place. Copying the software to from the Samba hosted server to a
Windows 2008R2 server and the installations took place without a problem.

Has anyone else come up against this problem, and is there a way round
it as I would like to continue to use the Samba server?

Am I correct in assuming that Samba v3.x appears as a Windows NT server
and Samba v4 as a Windows 2000/2003 server?

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