Bad machine accounts

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu May 21 11:46:01 GMT 1998

On Thu, 21 May 1998, Jean-Francois Micouleau wrote:

> On Thu, 21 May 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.
> When you have this problem, could you stop smbd and restart it with a
> debug level of 100, turn off and on the workstation, try to login again ?

it's too late by then, jean-f.  you need to catch it _Before_ the failure,
which means running at log level 100 for a week or so.

you can do this for just one machine by having:

include = smb.conf.%m



debug level = 100

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