HI guys, i just joinned the list. For almost a week i have been trying to setup samba as a domain controller, and followed on of the how to http://howtoforge.com/samba_setup_ubuntu_5.10 But after all well done xp tell me he cant find the domain, that etheir the netbios name is not registered with wins, or dns cant find it. Well i added the wins support = yes if you check the configurations i have. [global] workgroup = Engineering.net netbios name = LinuxPrintServer server string = %h server (Domain Controller,Print Server) passdb backend = tdbsam security = user username map = /etc/samba/smbusers name resolve order = wins bcast hosts domain logons = yes preferred master = yes wins support = yes # Set CUPS for printing printcap name = CUPS printing = CUPS # Default logon logon drive = H: logon script = scripts/logon.bat logon path = \\LinuxPrintServer\profile\%U # Useradd scripts add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -m %u delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel -r %u add group script = /usr/sbin/groupadd %g delete group script = /usr/sbin/groupdel %g add user to group script = /usr/sbin/usermod -G %g %u add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -s /bin/false/ -d /var/lib/nobody %u idmap uid = 15000-20000 idmap gid = 15000-20000 # sync smb passwords woth linux passwords passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n . passwd chat debug = yes unix password sync = yes # set the loglevel log level = 3 [homes] comment = Home valid users = %S read only = no browsable = no [printers] comment = All Printers path = /var/spool/samba printable = yes guest ok = yes browsable = no [netlogon] comment = Network Logon Service path = /home/samba/netlogon admin users = Administrator valid users = %U read only = no [profile] comment = User profiles path = /home/samba/profiles valid users = %U create mode = 0600 directory mode = 0700 writable = yes browsable = no [allusers] comment = All Users path = /home/shares/allusers valid users = @users force group = users create mask = 0660 directory mask = 0771 writable = yes PLS HELP ME, ITS A JOB THAT I HAVE TO COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY.