Problem with samba 2.0.0 ?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Mon Jan 11 03:43:02 GMT 1999

> Hi everybody!
> I have the following problem:
> After joining into NT domain (using smbpasswd) and starting 
> Samba the Samba server becomes the primary domain 
> controller (PDC). In this case I am adding Samba machine as 
> a usual workstation using server manager for domain. Of 
> course, after the event when Samba becomes a PDC, the domain
> locks because Samba server can not work as a PDC.
> Question: why this happens and how can I fix this.

Hmmm...I'm guessing that you joined the domain but 
have "security=user" in smb.conf.

If I am wrong then send me you smb.conf file and I'll take a 
look at it.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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