Samba and Windows 7

Tom H tomh0665 at
Tue Jan 19 19:23:36 UTC 2010

> I wonder if any of you have succeeded in using an Ubuntu PDC with Windows 7.
> I have a network successfully using XP-64 and Ubuntu, and I would like to
> "upgrade" the XP to Windows 7. Unfortunately, Microsoft has added a lot of
> bells and whistles to the latter, so that it's not as easy as it used to be.
> I have found the control dialogues to enable the Windows boxes to find the
> PDC and to enable the workstation to join the domain, but I get the message
> that the PDC can't be found. I suspect that there's something else in
> Microsoft's bells and whistles that keeps the connection from being made.

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