Samba and Windows 7

pclapham at pclapham at
Wed Jan 20 13:40:18 UTC 2010

---- Tom H <tomh0665 at> wrote:
> > 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.
Tom --
Thank you very much. This appears to work!

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