Printer server #2 Windoze BDC with a Linux PDC
dbr at spoke.nols.com
Tue Oct 12 09:25:31 PDT 1999
On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 09:08:23AM -0700, maveric wrote:
> #1- I install a LaserJet IIp on a linux 5.3, it works great on lpt1 my
> problem is that it will not show up on the Windoze 98 machines that it's
> suppose to be serving. I looked at the smb.conf and it looks good. I'm
> wondering if there anything ells I could check??.
What's the [printers] section look like?
> #2- I would like to put a Windoze 4.0 Enterprise edition as a Backup
> Domain Controller to a Linux Red Hat 6.0 Primary Domain Controller, I'm
> using Samba 2.4 and for some reason when I try promote the NT box to a
> BCD it gives me an error as if the password was wrong but I know the
> password is not. Has some one done this and if so can you give a hint,
> were to go to get more info.
I don't remember which way it's supposed to be off the top of my head, but
this invalid password problem most likely has to do with password
encryption. Early versions of 95 had it off, and later versions
of 95/98/NT use password encryption. Check to see if it's turned on.
(Hint, try 'encrypt passwords = true' in the global section of smb.conf.)
Do you use swat for helping with the administration of Samba? I find it
a great help, especially since it has links to docs on all the
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