Changing machine accounts

William Stuart william at
Thu May 28 17:27:29 GMT 1998

I seem to recall seeing this message when I was not logged into the
domain, but a local workstation as a standard user.  I got it when I was
logging into a shre, I gave it the local administrator username and

This was a non-samba environment.  All machines were NT.

William Stuart  (william at
"If Netscape is giving their software away, how do they make money?"

On Fri, 29 May 1998, Gerald Carter wrote:

> Date: Fri, 29 May 1998 02:12:50 +1000
> From: Gerald Carter <cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <samba-ntdom at>
> Subject: Changing machine accounts
> Has anyone else seen this message in the system event log?
> EventID 3224
> 	Changing machine account password for account CLOVER$ failed 
> 	with the following error: The credentials supplied conflict with 
> 	an existing set of credentials.  
> The EventLog shows that no one was logged into the system at the time
> the event was recorded.
> Ideas?  Suggestiions?
> j-
> ________________________________________________________________________
>                             Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
> Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
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