Avoid error -5000 with SMB from Windows 2003 servers

Sep 24, '03 10:19:00AM

Contributed by: voltage230v

After installing a Windows 2003 Server and trying to mount a share in Mac OS X, everything was fine in Workgroup mode. However, after putting the Windows server 2003 in Domain Controler mode, I started to have get -5000 errors coming from SMB. The Macintosh File Server is installed.

After some searching, I found that after promoting a Windows Server 2003 to a Domain Controller, you must check the Domain Security Policy and de-activate the "Always secured connection" policy. I don't understand why, but after changing that setting, it works fine.

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