leaving and rejoining domain

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu Dec 17 18:49:58 GMT 1998

On Thu, 17 Dec 1998, Jean Francois Micouleau wrote:

> On Thu, 17 Dec 1998, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > > But there are lots of other times when this is a real pain. Because the
> > > same effect shows up when updating a version of samba that has been in
> > > operation for a period of time, we need to do this on EVERY NT in the
> > > domain when we upgrade samba.
> > 
> > why??? i have never needed to do this.
> I just had this bug on 2 production servers yesterday after upgrading from
> 2.0beta1 to 2.0beta4. 
> Users were unable to log in: error C000019B. The only solution was to
> rejoin the domain for each WKS (around a 100). The worse part was with the
> profiles, all applications were confused by the changed SID.
> I think the bug come from beta4 which doesn't interpret the MACHINE.SID as
> beta1 done (sid_to_string() and string_to_sid()).

due to this bug, the workstations should only be confused once.

thereafter, how about powering down all the workstations before stopping
smbd?  although, i stop and restart smbd all the time and nothing bad
happens.  but i don't often give it a week (the NetSrvPwSet time)!

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