Hi Everyone, Ive been running Fc4 for quite a while now. Samba has worked well as a file sharing server for ages but now that im trying to use it as a pdc its giving me hell. when i try adding an XP machine to the domain it prompts for a password then gives me an "access is denied" error. i have made a machine account and heres my smb.conf file [global] netbios name = domain server string = Samba %v on %L workgroup = domain ; domain & local master browser ; coz we're dealing with Win2k os level = 65 prefered master = yes domain master = yes local master = yes domain logons = yes ; misc options socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_SNDBUF=8192 SO_RCVBUF=8192 time server = yes ; do not show files starting with dots hide dot files = yes ; Central European code page support client code page = 852 character set = ISO8859-2 ; do not allow guest access, use only local system accounts security = user guest ok = no invalid users = root bin deamon sys man postfix mail ftp admin users = @wheel ; domain administrators domain admin group = @wheel domain admin users = root ; use encrypted passwords encrypt passwords = yes ; logging (max log size is in kB) log level = 2 log file = /var/log/samba/log.%L max log size = 1000 debug timestamp = yes syslog = 1 wins support = yes name resolve order = wins lmhosts host bcast dns proxy = no ; user roaming profiles path # logon path = \\%N\profiles\%u ; general logon script (in DOS format) logon script = logon.bat [homes] comment = Home Directories browseable = yes writable = yes [other shares are working fine] please help me!!!