Problems when joining a domain

Andre Stolze stolze at
Sun Dec 19 15:22:58 GMT 1999

"Skidmore, Stanley G" wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using Samba 2.0.6 funning on a Solaris 7 Sparc machine. I am trying to join an existing Windoze domain.
> So far, I have performed the following steps:
> - created a machine account on the NT domain with the NETBIOS name of the Samba machine using server manager for domains on an NT box and synched the domain
> - Added the password server = parameter to smb.conf to point to the domain PDC
> - Stopped all SMB & NMB services on the Samba box
> Issued the command, as root, ./smbpasswd -j NT-BLV
> This is the error message I received:
> # ./smbpasswd -j NT-BLV
> modify_trust_password: machine NT-BLV-27.CA.BOEING.COM rejected the session setu
> p. Error was : code 131.
> 1999/12/17 11:33:00 : change_trust_account_password: Failed to change password f
> or domain NT-BLV.
> Unable to join domain NT-BLV.
>         Does anyone have any idea about what is causing this behavior?

Put a -m <PDC> behind your Command that should work!

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