RFA: configuration: No Domain Server to validate your password

John Hanna jhanna at cproject.com
Thu Dec 9 17:02:05 GMT 1999

Hi. I have a NT server which I'm replacing with my new FreeBSD server.
I'm running samba.2.0.6. I exported my NT passwords with the pwdump
utility, and wrote a script to add the new accounts to my
/etc/master.passwd (et al) files. When I kill the NT server and restart
Samba with the PDC configuration file I get the following log in
log.nmb, but when a user tries to boot they get the "No Domain Server to
validate your password" error.

Can someone please help me figure what I've missed, or point me to a
checklist or something? If I set debug=9 will that help give me more
information to troubleshoot?


----------- samba.conf

# Global parameters
        security = USER
        encrypt passwords = Yes
        map to guest = Bad Password
        smb passwd file = /usr/local/private/smbpasswd
        preferred master = Yes
        domain master = Yes

----------- log.nmb

[1999/12/08 17:28:45, 1] nmbd/nmbd.c:main(747)
  Netbios nameserver version 2.0.6 started.
  Copyright Andrew Tridgell 1994-1998
[1999/12/08 17:28:45, 0]
  Attempting to become domain master browser on workgroup M_PLEX on
[1999/12/08 17:28:45, 0]
  become_domain_master_browser_bcast: querying subnet for
domain master browser on workgroup M_PLEX
[1999/12/08 17:28:54, 0]

  Samba server NT_SERVER is now a domain master browser for workgroup
M_PLEX on subnet

[1999/12/08 17:29:07, 0]

  Samba name server NT_SERVER is now a local master browser for
workgroup M_PLEX
 on subnet

------------- log.smb
[ shows nothing of relivance ]

------------- /etc/passwd
mbradley:*:65534:65533:Mark Bradley:/nonexistant:/sbin/nologin

------------- /usr/local/private/smbpasswd
0D6A3863:Mark Bradley::

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