Bad machine accounts

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed May 20 20:57:37 GMT 1998

Andrew Perrin - Demography wrote:
> Has anyone figured out a pattern and/or a preventative measure for the
> phenomenon of machines spontaneously not having valid machine 
> accounts?   It seems to happen every once in a while, and you have to 
> un-join the domain and then re-join it; kind of a bother.

This is just an FYI...

I have ~12 NT Workstations spread across 5 subnets (yes across routers)
with no problems.  Very Stable.

The Samba PDC is a Sparc Ultra running Solaris 2.5.1

binaries compiled with gcc 2.7.2

                            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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