Machine Account is Inaccessible (1.9.19-prealpha)

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Wed Apr 22 16:38:48 GMT 1998

Gerald Carter wrote:

> I think this is the problem.  In the three files
>         source/lib/rpc/server/srv_wkssvc.c:create_wks_info_100()
>         source/lib/rpc/server/srv_srvsvc.c:srv_reply_net_srv_get_info()
>         source/lib/rpc/server/srv_netlog.c:api_net_sam_logon()
> There is a call which sets the name returned to be the DNS name.  Since
> the DNS name and NetBIOS name are different, this breaks things.  I my
> case, I was running a second samba server acting as the PDC.  The login
> script would not run because it was trying to get a reponse from the
> server on the primary interface.
> You can either try changing the NetBIOS name to the DNS name.  Or
> comment out the call to get_myname(myname, NULL) in the 3 functions
> listed above.  Since myname is a global variable that should already
> have the NetBIOS name in it, commenting out these calls should be of no
> consequence.  In fact, they probably should not be there at all unless
> the myname string is empty.

Indeed you are completely correct. I am fixing this
in the head branch.



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