Machine accounts invalid, sort of.

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri May 15 12:40:19 GMT 1998

On Fri, 15 May 1998, Kevin Currie wrote:

> 	I'm having a little oddity happenning over in my lab.  Recently,
> all my machine accounts were added to the /etc/passwd file and now have
> unique uid's (as opposed to having them all set to nobody).  The accounts
> were placed in the smbpasswd file using "smbpasswd -a -m".  From some NT
> boxes, I cannot connect to the domain because the machine account is
> invalid; however, if I try the same account from another computer it works
> just fine.  These machines that will not connect to the samba PDC connect
> to an NT PDC just fine.  Is the smbpasswd file updated/modified at all
> when a machine connects to it?

ah.  how many machines do you have: what is the length of the name of:

- the user you are logging in as
- the machine name

can you do a case-by-case analysis for me, as there may be an alignment
problem (it's what it sounds like)

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