Account Unknown problem on PDC Samba 2.0.5b

Rafał Szcześniak rfs at
Sat Oct 2 07:32:43 GMT 1999

Nichoals Waltham wrote:
> Samba 2.0.5a on Red Had Linux 5.2 with Kerner 2.2.12
> running as PDC, encryption on, user level security
> When I try to add user from my Samba domain to
> groups or into security settings on my NT WS
> machine, it always shows as "Account Unknown".
> It may allow me to pick a user from the list
> of users on the Samba server, but after confirming
> the addition of a user and then going back into
> whatever properties window I was in, the account
> shows up as "WWFCOL\Account Unknown". Likewise
> If I log in as the local administrator on an NT Workstation
> and look at the list of roaming profiles, they all belong
> to account unknown. If left long enough the HDD will fill up
> with profiles belonging to "account unknown".

This is normal. Some parts of samba functionality are not finished.


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