Basic question about Samba PDC
Cabler, Adam W
adam.w.cabler at lmco.com
Fri Mar 5 16:37:15 GMT 1999
I am trying to setup Samba as a PDC, but I am having strange results. If in
fact the SID is supposed to be <machine name>.SID or <domain name>.SID if
its a Domain, mine is not working at all. I am getting only MACHINE.SID. I
think I have my settings right as far as a domain, and also, I can see my
domain in NetNeighborhood, but I can't access it. I get "invalid computer
From: Greg Dickie [mailto:greg at discreet.com]
Sent: Friday, March 05, 1999 10:07 AM
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: RE: Basic question about Samba PDC
The SID file will be <machine name>.SID if it is not a PDC, otherwise it
be called <domain name>.SID.
I'm confused about what exactly you want, do you have an NT PDC running
On 05-Mar-99 Freddie Ng wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am sorry if this is a FAQ, but I definitely need to work this out as
> soon as possible.
> Here's the situation. I want my NT box to join a Samba domain. I have
> followed the steps in the document "FAQ for Samba NTDOM PDC Support"
> found in the Samba website. According to this document, a file name
> private/SAMBA.SID will be created after starting smbd. However, no such
> file was created. What did I do wrong?
> Also, when I tried switching from Workgroup to Domain on my NT box, the
> computer gives me the error message "You already have a connection to
> the domain. You must disconnect before joining the domain."
> I have read about how to configure the file smb.conf to make Samba a
> PDC. I think the problem isn't coming from misconfiguring this file.
> Thanks a lot in advance. Any help or suggestion would be appreciated!
> Fred Ng,
> Systems Administrator
> Toronto District School Board
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