machine account invalid

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Jun 10 16:10:51 GMT 1998

Jeff S Engelhardt wrote:
> I have just added a machine to the domain, and now when I try to 
> log onto a domain account from that machine, it tells me that 
> the systems password does not exist or the password is invalid. 
> Following is a message that I get from the smb log.  I do have the 
> machine account in smbpasswd and I think everything else is set 
> correctly for domain administering. Lunen is the server, demo-pc 
> is the client, and roaming is the domain name.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Could you send the smbpasswd entry for the machine as well as the
[netlogon] and [global] section of smb.conf.  Let's looks at these first
and then log files with a debug level of 20 if neccessary.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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