Update: Machine accounts invalid

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu May 21 11:44:52 GMT 1998

On Thu, 21 May 1998, Kevin Currie wrote:

> Okay, here is what is going on.  This must have changed in the newer code,
> because what I was doing worked before.  I can only connect to the domain
> when I use a "change domain" from control panel/network.  And, I can only
> do this immediately after I reset the machine account's password with a
> 	"smbpasswd -m machine_name machine_name"
> Here after everything works fine until the machine is moved to a different
> domain or (this is the big problem) I rebuild the machine (either from
> scratch or using imaging software).  Once this is done, I have to reset
> the password again.  Is this supposed to happen like this?  The reason I

it's probably because we now support the "machine password change".

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