To join the domain for Windows 7 make sure you do the following steps:
- First you need to be running Samba v3.3.4 or later. Earlier versions have been reported to work, but there are some issues.
- Next the Windows 7 client needs to have two registry keys added.
DWORD DomainCompatibilityMode = 00000001
DWORD DNSNameResolutionRequired = 00000000
- The following key needs to be changed or you will receive an error when trying to login using a domain accout of “The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed.”
DWORD RequireStrongKey = 00000001
DWORD RequireSignOrSeal = 00000001