Login Failures

Gerald W. Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Mon Mar 2 17:44:35 GMT 1998

Celso Kopp Webber wrote:
> Hi all,
>         I'm trying samba-1.9.18p3 with NTDOMAIN support, and I could
> make NT Workstation 4.0 say "Welcome to SAMBA domain!". In the
> NTDOMAIN.txt doc, Luke says that in an alpha version of 1.9.18 he
> added the feature to automatically create an account for a computer
> in the domain. Well, I could only make it work adding the computer
> account in /etc/smbpasswd by hand.
>         After that, I could make NT 4.0 join the domain. When
> rebooted, when I tried to login as a regular user present in
> /etc/smbpasswd, NT showed a message that it could not login the user
> because the computer account in the PDC was not OK.

1.   How do I download the latest Samba NT Domain Controller code?
For general information on accessing the samba source code via CVS,
see http://samba.anu.edu.au/cvs.html
To download the latest Samba Domain Controller source code
   -   Obtain a recent copy of the cvs client binary.  The
       cvs source code is available from ftp://download.cyclic.com/pub/
   -   Now run the following command
          cvs -d :pserver:cvs at samba.anu.edu.au:/cvsroot login
       when you are prompted for a password, enter 'cvs' without the 
   -   Now run the command
          cvs -d :pserver:cvs at samba.anu.edu.au:/cvsroot co -r
   -   To update your source code run the following command
          cvs update -d -P
       If you want to update the entire archive of the BRANCH_NTDOM code
       sure that you are located in the top directory of the samba tree
( ie. 
       the samba directory )

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

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

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