unable to connect to a Samba PDC

Petr Stastny happy at opf.slu.cz
Wed Apr 7 05:33:25 GMT 1999

Yes, I have created a machine account for that system, I tried to reset that
account's password by issuing "smbpasswd -a -m "machine_name" and it still
displays the message "Unable to connect".

I really don't know what to do.

"Burch, Phil" wrote:

> Do you have a machine account created for the system? Have you tried
> resetting that account's password?
> Phil Burch
> Computing Services
> North Seattle Community College
> http://nsccux.sccd.ctc.edu
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Petr Stastny [mailto:happy at opf.slu.cz]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 3:09 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: unable to connect to a Samba PDC
> Hi,
> when I try to connect to my Samba PDC from WNT SP3, then after maybe 5
> sec I get the following error message: "Unable to connect to the domain
> controller for this domain. Please ask the administrator to check the
> computer account in the domain." I did everything as described in the
> FAQ, I use the last development branch of Samba.
> When I examine the log of the client I see an error message in the form
> "[1999/04/06 09:20:20, 10] lib/util_sock.c:receive_smb(497) receive_smb:
> length<0!".
> This is obviously an error but I don't know on which side -
> on the Samba side or on the workstation side.
> How to solve it / what could be the cause?
> Thank you for your hints.
> Petr Stastny
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